2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2022  
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PHIL 130 Introduction to Systems Thinking (3 credits)



Course Description
First in a series of courses on systems thinking. The world contains a multitude of systems such as biological, educational, governmental, economic, and cultural. Learn the fundamentals of these systems, their behaviors, and impacts.

Student Outcomes
A. Define and describe systems thinking terminology.
B. List and understand the benefits of systems thinking.
C. Describe oneself as a component of nested systems.
D. List and explain reasons why systems surprise us.
E. Illustrate and understand system interconnections.
F. Compare and contrast long term and short term thinking.



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