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DATA CENTER COLLEGE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Laoag City

COURSE SYLLABUS
In
LOGIC
1st semester, SY 2015-2016

Vision

Data Center College of the Philippines envision itself as one of the leaders in tertiary education in the country consistently producing graduates who are able
to participate actively in local, regional, and national development and who will be globally competitive to find employment here and abroad.

Mission

Pursuant to its vision, Data Center College of the Philippines is committed to nurture its physical, socio-cultural, and moral potentials of its students for their
total development as human beings, and to provide them with relevant and quality education in their fields of specialization to enable them to pursue competently
their chosen profession with honor and dignity.

Institutional Objectives

An unwavering advocacy for the rights of its students for quality and relevant education, Data Center College of the Philippines has adopted the following
objectives:
1. To promote a culture of life-long learning
2. To provide adequate and state-of-the-art instructional materials and facilities
3. To developed globally competitive graduates who can help address the needs and problems of the region
4. To employ qualified and competent faculty members and to continuously motivate them to upgrade their qualifications
I. Degree Program: Bachelor of Science in Criminology
II. Course Code:
III. Course Title: Logic
IV. Credit Units: 3 Total Number of hours: 54 Total Number of Hours per week : 3
V. Course Description

This course is a systematic training in correct thinking. It embraces the study of the rules for correctness in the three operations of the mind: (1) Simple
Apprehension, whereby ideas are formed; (2) Judgment, whereby propositions are compared, and (3) Reasoning, whereby induction and syllogisms are formed.
This course also includes the study of the fallacies as well as the essentials of symbolic logic.

VI. Objectives

Institutional Objectives:
DCCP aims to provide a complete and centralized system that molds every student into becoming a skillful and knowledgeable individual, spiritually,
and morally cultivated and academically excellent; where education is characterized by practical and active learning based on the standards suitable to the basic
needs of every student.

Course Objectives
 To know the important principles and rules which govern mental operation
 To employ scientific thinking in solving life’s problem
 To internalize and apply appropriate Laws and Principles to a given problem for the attainment of truth
 To construct logical arguments by using principles regarding correct thinking
 To differentiate valid arguments from invalid arguments

VII. COURSE REQUIREMENTS


 Class attendance
 Quizzes
 Class participation
 Major examinations
VIII- Methodology
The teaching strategies to be used will be the lecture and discussion coupled with student’s participation.
IX. COURSE CONTENT

Lecturing contents/ Tasks Time Expected outcome/ Values Formation Teaching Strategies Instructional Evaluation
Allotment Aids Techniques
1 hour At the end of the lesson, the student Lecture Visual aids Class Participation
I- MISSION, VISION, GOALS AND should be able to: Class Discussion (Posters, Info. Memorization
OBJECTIVES 1. Memorize by heart the Mission, Question and Answer Bulletin,
Vision, of our institution and be Relating some others. Rules
able to state it in his own words samples and
2. Appreciate and internalize the Regulations
meaning of the school’s MVGO Manual
3. Put into practice the values
learned from MVGO

4 hours At the end of the lesson, the students Lecture Books Class Participation
II. LANGUAGE AND ITS FUNCTIONS should be able to: Class Discussion Exercise Recitation
A. Nature of language 1. Determine the meaning and Question and Answer Lecture Board Quizzes
B. The functions of language function of language;
C. Nature of Logic 2. Explain the distinction between
D. The importance of studying logic validity and truth; and
3. Know the Importance of Logic
12 hours At the end of the lesson, the students Class Discussion Books Class Participation
III- SIMPLE APPREHENSION should be able to: Lecture Exercise Recitation
A. Concepts Question and answer Lecture Board Essay
1. Nature of Concepts 1. Classify concepts according to Quizzes
2. Kinds of Concepts their relations, comprehension
3. Properties of Concepts and origin;

B. Term 2. Discuss comprehension and


extension and their inverse
relationship;
1. Nature of Terms
3. Identify the kinds of terms and
2. Kinds of Terms
the kinds of signs involved with
3. Difference between an idea and a communication;
term
4. Identify the kinds of definitions:
C. Definition and
1. Definition and its importance
5. Explain several kinds of
2. The types of definition definition and divisions used in
logic
3. Rules of definition
1 hour 1. Use the practical knowledge and Pen and Test Test Paper Test Examination
Preliminary Examination skills gained from the previous Question Questionnaire
lectures and discussions
2. Pass the minimum requirements
of the grading period.
10 hours At the end of the lesson the student Lecture Books Class Participation
IV- JUDGMENT AND PROPOSITION should be able to : Recitation Lecture Board Recitation
Class Discussion Handout Quizzes
A. Judgment 1. Distinguish a judgment from a Exercises
1. How is judgment made? proposition, a sentence or a Question and Answer
2. Difference between judgment and definition
proposition
3. Elements of Judgment 2. Identify the various kinds of
4. Logical Truth and Falsity of categorical propositions
Judgment according to quantity and quality

3. Enumerate the kinds of


B. Propositions hypothetical proposition
1. Distinction between an affirmative
and negative proposition 4. Distinguish the various kinds of
2. Difference between a modal propositions & the
Proposition and a sentence multiple types of categorical
3. Types of propositions proposition
4. Conditional propositions
5. Disjunctive propositions 5. Differentiate the different types
6. Hypothetical proposition of propositions

At the end of the lesson, the students Lecture Books Class participation
V- REASONING 12 hours should be able : Recitation Lecture Board Class reports
Class Discussion Handouts Recitation
A. Reasoning and Arguments 1. Explain the general nature of Question and Answer Power point Essay
reasoning &the meaning of Relating some Quizzes
1. Nature of Reasoning inference samples
2. Methods of Reasoning 2. Define reasoning and arguments Debate
3. Nature of Arguments
4. Elements of Arguments 3. State the relationship between the
5. Propositions of an Argument Premises and the Conclusion

B. Inference 4. Discuss immediate inference and


its types
1. Nature of Inference
2. Kinds of Inference 5. Define the meaning of mediate
3. The kinds of immediate inference inference, deduction, induction
& the laws of logical opposition &the categorical and hypothetical
syllogisms

C. Syllogisms 6. Analyze whether a categorical


syllogism is valid or invalid
1. Nature of Syllogisms
2. Kinds of Syllogisms 7. Reduce Imperfect figures to
3. The structure of the categorical perfect figures
syllogism
4. The figures and moods of 8. Name and explain the different
syllogism types of syllogisms
5. Valid or invalid categorical
syllogism?
6. What are the rules of conditional,
disjunctive and conjunctive
syllogisms?

1 hour 1. Use the practical knowledge and Pen and Test Test Paper Test Examination
Mid Term Examination skills gained from the previous Question Questionnaire
lectures and discussions
2. Pass the minimum requirements
of the grading period.
VI- FALLACIES 12 hours At the end of the lesson, the students Lecture Quizzes
should be able to: Reporting Graded recitation
1. Nature of Fallacies Discussion Assignments
2. Kinds of Fallacies 1. Identify illustrations of the 5 Brainstorming
3. Difference between formal and methods Impromptu speaking
informal fallacies
4. The difference between fallacies in 2. Determine the informal &
language and fallacies of informal fallacies involved in
presumption some arguments
1 hour 1. Use the practical knowledge and Pen and Test Test Paper Test Examination
Final Examination skills gained from the previous Question Questionnaire
lectures and discussions
2. Pass the minimum requirements
of the grading period.
X. COURSE MATERIAL

Cruz, Corazon L. Introduction to Logic.


Meer, Thelma Q., Hualda, Lou S., and Bamba, Lamberto M. - Basics of Logic
Cedeño, Lourdes R. Logic Notes and Workbook
Timbreza, Florentino H., Logic Made Simple

Prepared by:

MISS MICHAELLA TUMANENG

Instructor