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  • 3+2 Program: Washington University — Occupational Therapy — Carthage College
    Carthage College The student then completes either one more year to earn a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy MSOT or two more years to earn a clinical doctorate in Occupational Therapy OTD Benefits Students have one less year of financial responsibility for their education Students receive mentoring from their 3 2 advisor and Washington University Occupational Therapy staff Because 3 2 students are invited to take part in activities and special events at Washington University s Program in Occupational Therapy they learn early on about all aspects of occupational therapy For more information about occupational therapy and Washington University s Program in Occupational Therapy visit www otwustl edu Applying to the Program Students interested in enrolling in the 3 2 Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University are encouraged to complete prerequisite courses by the time of application Students must earn at least a B grade in prerequisite courses at an accredited college or university Because performance in these prerequisite courses in a good predictor of success in the program it will be weighted heavily in your application process You may wish to retake courses in which you are not pleased with your grade Grades of pass fail will

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  • Courses — Sociology — Carthage College
    are impacted by these events and how women in Africa are active participants in the various sectors of their societies This course will look at life in various African countries through the eyes of women and will examine how women of Africa actively engage in and are affected by political cultural and economic events both domestically and internationally Themes will include human rights issues of women the impact of modernity and tradition on women s lives images of appropriate female behavior economic hardship and survival techniques cultural issues surrounding marriage and motherhood and women s participation in the public spheres of their countries 3040 African Transitions 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Staff African countries and peoples have often been examined through the lenses of European and North American cultures These analyses have sometimes been helpful and other times have resulted in inaccurate portrayals of African life and people This course uses texts written predominantly by African authors from various parts of the continent to provide African perspectives of transitions that have occured on the continent These transitions include the transition from traditional life to colonial rule the shift to independence attempts at democratization adaptations rural Africans make when moving to urban areas and the clashes between Western and African cultures that continue today Using themes of goverance community and reference groups to examine different African cultures the course incorporates theories and concepts from the disciplines of political science and sociology 3110 Deviance 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Wayne Thompson This course examines deviance as a sociological concept Students will gain a theoretical understanding of the ways in which has been defined historically as well as contemporary definitions Societal reactions ranging from informal social control to formal control are also examined Prerequisite SOC 1000 or permission from instructor 3120 Elite Deviance 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Rick Matthews This course explores the social and institutional contexts of various forms of corporate and governmental deviance and or crime A range of cases that constitute elite deviance and or criminal activity will be examined e g insider trading political corruption corporate harm caused to consumers and the environment Each case will be discussed within its larger political social and historical context Prerequisite SOC 1000 or permission from instructor 3240 Logic of Sociological Inquiry 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Rick Matthews William Miller Stephen Lyng Wayne Thompson This course provides the Sociology major with an intermediate overview of sociological theories and research methods Students will read original research monographs and journal articles representing both historical and contemporary research and theory within the discipline of Sociology Finally the history of the discipline in relation to other social and natural sciences will be explored i e how are the ways in which a sociologist understands the world different or similar to those in other disciplines Prerequisite Prerequisites SOC 1000 sophomore or higher standing Fall 3310 Meditations on the Holocaust 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Rick Matthews A broad overview and understanding of the Holocaust from a

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  • Faculty — Philosophy — Carthage College
    edu 262 551 5783 Professor Richard Heitman came to Carthage in 2003 from the University of Chicago where he was an instructor at Graham School of General Studies Prior to that appointment he served Read more Daniel Magurshak Chair of the Philosophy Department Professor of Philosophy and Great Ideas Lentz Hall 320 carthage edu 262 551 5827 Professor Daniel Magurshak has taught at Carthage for more than 25 years and is the founding director of the Heritage Studies Program He specializes in European continental philosophy and has Read more Michael McShane Associate Professor of Great Ideas and Philosophy Lentz Hall 307 carthage edu 262 551 6331 Professor Michael McShane earned a B A in philosophy and mathematics from St John s College Annapolis Md He earned a master s degree in 1992 and a Ph D in 2000 from the Read more Paul Ulrich Director of the Honors Program Associate Professor of Great Ideas Political Science and Philosophy Lentz Hall 306 carthage edu 262 551 2112 Professor Paul Ulrich joined the Carthage faculty in 2004 after serving as an adjunct professor of political science at George Washington University since 2001 Prior to that appointment Prof Ulrich Read more Academic Resources

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  • Courses — Philosophy — Carthage College
    Magurshak This variable content course offers students an opportunity to probe theoretical ethical issues Offerings include The Ethics of War and Nuclear Weaponry Ethics and the Environment and the Ethics of the Academy Prerequisite 1 Ethics course Fall Spring 2110 Business Ethics HUM 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Mark Miller Daniel Magurshak In this course students explore major ethical issues arising in the practice of business and learn to apply various methods of ethics in solving these problems Whistle blowing inside trading employees rights multinational corporations and other topics are discussed Course offered as BUS 2110 and PHL 2110 2400 Philosophy of Religion HUM 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Daniel Magurshak A philosophical examination of the traditional issues raised by the Judeo Christian religious tradition e g the proofs for God s existence the question about knowing the nature of God the meaning of religious language the problem of evil etc The course will also briefly examine what philosophical problems arise in a non Western religion e g Hinduism or Buddhism This course satisfies the Humanities or a second Religion requirement 2750 Research Methods 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Staff An introduction on how to conduct research through the focus on one topic from the following disciplines philosophy religion or classics The class will focus on learning how to distinguish and evaluate primary and secondary sources write a researched paper recognize different approaches theoretical to a given topic and become familiar with the work of representative classicists philosophers theologians historians 3400 Homer s Iliad and Odyssey HUM 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Richard Heitman The Iliad and the Odyssey are the earliest texts of the Western tradition Though everyone recognizes the sophistication of their poetic style and the breadth of their epic vision too many readers have assumed that Homer composed in an oral tradition that had no conscious interest in philosophy or cultural critique This course will investigate the philosophy that is embedded implied and elaborated in each epic as well as through a comparison of the two Why is each story told so differently How do Achilles Agamemnon Hector Helen compare to Odysseus Telemachos and Penelope We will especially study Penelope for what she reveals about the Homeric view of ethics and epistemology of what should be done and of what can be known 3420 Socrates Then and Now HUM 4 credits 4 credits Instructor Richard Heitman This course will investigate Socrates from three points of view First we will investigate the historical Socrates and his profound but vexed relationship to Athenian history in the fifth century Next it will look at the philosophical Socrates concentrating on the innovations that he brought to philosophy before people began to write about him ethics elenchus irony self examination independence inwardness and rationality We will then study what subsequent classical philosophers made of the innovations and to what extent Socrates was eclipsed by their writings Finally we will look at the cultural Socrates beginning in the Renaissance rediscovery of him and

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  • Requirements — Philosophy — Carthage College
    universe and the role of human beings within it To this end philosophy aims to develop students capacity for independent critical thinking and to acquaint them with humankind s efforts to carry out this investigation The courses offered by the department emphasize both the mastery of the material and the development of skills such as patient careful reading recognition analysis and evaluation of arguments and the clear presentation and justification of one s own beliefs Students thus become more capable of thinking independently Thirty six credits are required for the major With the consent of the chairperson of the Department of Philosophy courses in other departments may be counted for a philosophy major A minor in philosophy consists of 24 credit hours in this discipline With the chairperson s permission certain courses with substantive philosophical content from other disciplines may count toward the minor Please note Current students should follow the printed version of the College Catalog and work with their advisors and the department chair to ensure all requirements are met Award for Philosophical Excellence A book is presented to the student s who has demonstrated outstanding performance in philosophy course work during the academic year The department faculty

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  • Opportunities — Philosophy — Carthage College
    study Shakespeare s political philosophy as it emerged in his interpretation of Roman myth and history On campus professor Richard Heitman teaches The Philosophy of Death in which students will explore the possibilities and limitations of human power and knowledge in the attempt to control the human lifespan Great Ideas The Great Ideas program is unique to Carthage The interdisciplinary field provides students with additional courses exploring a broad range of texts from history s greatest thinkers The versatile Great Ideas degree gives students extensive skills in communication reasoning and critical thinking Learn more about the Great Ideas major Philosophy Club Carthage s Philosophy Club is very active on campus meeting weekly fostering discussion and hosting campus wide events Members do not have to be philosophy majors Learn more about Philosophy Club The Book That Changed My Life Lecture Series The Carthage Philosophy Club hosts a weekly lecture series titled The Book That Changed My Life The lecture series debuted in Spring 2009 Professors from all departments on campus are invited to give a presentation on a book that changed their way of thinking Read more Flexible Major The philosophy major is flexible Students can customize the program to meet

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  • News & Events — Philosophy — Carthage College
    Humanities Division held its own poster session as a prelude to the event showcasing the work of nine Carthage students for the Division s Advisory Committee more Carthage welcomes Frank Lloyd Wright expert to campus Renowned architectural historian Anthony Alofsin is this year s Sam and Gene Johnson Distinguished Visitor He will give public lectures on Monday and Wednesday and speak at a luncheon of the Carthage Business and Professional

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  • Student Voices — Philosophy — Carthage College
    is a great place for close and intense learning but also extremely fun and exciting downtime Read more Melissa Engelking 13 Philosophy really develops one s own intellectual skills You learn to think from various perspectives Read more Read student voices featuring graduated students Student Voices Jesse Colten 13 Because of the usual small class sizes Carthage is a great place for close and intense learning but also extremely fun

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