Open Educational Resources and the Philosophy Transfer Model Curriculum

Indicated resources are samples. Find a complete curated collection for the discipline at Open Educational Resources and Philosophy. Please note that the structure presented here aligns with the Philosophy TMC. Local Associate Degrees for Transfer will be different as the TMC introduces options at every level.

Core Courses (two courses)

Symbolic Logic (PHIL 210) or Introduction to Logic (PHIL 110)

Symbolic Logic

forallx: Calgary, An Introduction to Symbolic Logic (Magnus, 2020) (CC BY)

Introduction to Logic

Logic & Critical Thinking: An Open Educational Resource (Levin and Sheley, 2019) (CC BY-NC-ND)

Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 100) or Introduction to Ethics (PHIL 120)

Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy Reader: An Open Educational Resource (Levin, 2020) (CC BY-SA)

Introduction to Ethics

Introduction to Ethics: An Open Educational Resource (Levin, 2019) (CC BY)

List A – One of the following:

Any course not selected from the Core

See above

History of Ancient Philosophy (PHIL 130)

Ancient Philosophy Reader: An Open Educational Resource (Levin, 2018) (CC BY-SA)

History of Modern Philosophy (PHIL 140)

Modern Philosophy (Ott and Dunn, 2013) (CC BY-NC-SA)

Any course that is articulated as lower division major preparation for the Philosophy major at a CSU, UC, or other accredited university.

No resource identified.

List B – Two of the following

Any course(s) not selected from List A

See above.

Western Civilization I (HIST 170)

Western Civilization I (McKinney and Shapard) (CC BY-NC-SA)

Western Civilization II (HIST 180)

European History (CC BY-SA) – A PDF with a date of 2015. This textbook offers a basic outline of Western Civilization from the Renaissance to modern times.

Introduction to Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Western Religions: An Open Educational Resource (Levin, 2019) (CC BY)

Any courses that are articulated as lower division major preparation for the Philosophy major at a CSU.

South and East Asian Philosophy Reader: An Open Educational Resource (Levin, 2019) (CC BY-NC-SA)

List C – One of the following:

Any course not selected from List A or List B

See above.

Any CSU transferable course that has been articulated to fulfill preparation for the Philosophy major

Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind (Salazar, 2020) (Rebus Community) (CC BY)

Any CSU transferable course that has been articulated to fulfill Area C2.

Political Philosophy Reader: An Open Educational Resource (Levin, 2020) (CC BY-SA)

This page last updated October 20, 2021