Courses Offered in the Spring Semester

During the Spring 2022 semester, the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies offers a number of dynamic and engaging learning experiences, in broad introductory courses as well as elective courses that address specialized topics. 

View the complete Class Schedule for Radford University. The Academic Success Center offers assistance with questions about courses and degree requirements outside the department.

Philosophy Course Schedule for Spring 2022

Course Modalities

  • In Person = Traditional, face-to-face meetings on-ground
  • Blended learning, Flipped asynchronous = Some class meetings in-peron, Some course requirements asynchronous online
  • Distance learning, Asynchronous = Online- only course format, mostly self-paced instruction, no set meeting time
  • Distance learning, Synchronoue: Online-only course that meets at a set time on a weekly schedule
COURSE SECTION TITLE CRN INSTRUCTOR MODALITY / REAL DAY TIME
PHIL 111 01 Introduction to Philosophy 22761 Axtell In-person / E TR 12:30-1:45 PM
PHIL 111 02 Introduction to Philosophy 22770 Axtell In-Person / E TR 5:00-6:15 PM
PHIL 112 01 Introduction: Ethics and Society (RUC) 22771 Shomaker Distance learning, Asynchronous (RUC) / E Online
PHIL 112 02 Introduction: Ethics and Society 22779 Shepard In-person / E MWF 10:00-10:50 AM
PHIL 112 03 Introduction: Ethics and Society (Honors) 22780 Zarella In-person / E MW 5:00-6:15 PM
PHIL 112 04 Introduction: Ethics and Society 22781 Zarella In-person / E

MW 6:30-7:45 PM
PHIL 112 05 Introduction: Ethics and Society 22782 Shomaker In-person (at RUC Roanoke) / E

TR 2:00-3:15 PM
PHIL 112 06 Introduction: Ethics and Society 23883 Shepard In-person / E MWF 9:00–9:50 AM
PHIL 115 01 Wicked Problems (Honors) 23130 Fesmire In-person / E MWF 9:00-9:50 AM
PHIL 115 03 Wicked Problems (Honors) 23132 Fesmire In-person / E MWF 1:00-1:50 PM
PHIL 213 01 Critical Reasoning and Argumentation 23133 Axtell In-person / E

TR 9:30-10:45 PM
PHIL 215 01 Healthcare Ethics 23134 Shomaker Distance learning, Asynchronous (RUC) / E Online
PHIL 215 02 Healthcare Ethics 23461 Shepard Distance learning, Asynchronous / E

Online
PHIL 217 01 Modern Philosophy: Renaissance to Present 23135 Goffstein Distance learning, Asynchronous / E

Online
PHIL 310 01 Professional Ethics 23888 Fesmire In-person MWF 10:00-10:50 AM
PHIL 310 02 Professional Ethics 23889 Fesmire In-person MWF 11:00-11:50 AM
PHIL 421 01 Topics in Philosophy: Literature and Philosophy 23282 Axtell In-person TR 3:30-4:45 PM
PHIL 430 01 Advanced Healthcare Ethics 23284 Shomaker In-person / E MWF 3:00-3:50 PM

Religious Studies Course Schedule for Spring 2022

Course Modalities

  • In Person = Traditional, face-to-face meetings on-ground
  • Blended learning, Flipped asynchronous = Some class meetings in-peron, Some course requirements asynchronous online
  • Distance learning, Asynchronous = Online- only course format, mostly self-paced instruction, no set meeting time
  • Distance learning, Synchronoue: Online-only course that meets at a set time on a weekly schedule
COURSE SECTTION TITLE CRN INSTRUCTOR MODALITY / REAL DAY TIME
RELN 112 01 Survey of World Religions 23286 Pollick In-person / E MWF 1:00–1:50 PM
RELN 112 03 World Religions: Healthcare

23288 Pollick Distance learning, Asynchronous / E Online
RELN 112 04 Survey of World Religions

23289 Rothgery In-person / E TR 5:00-6:15 PM
RELN 112 05 World Religions: Healthcare 24196 Pollick Distance learning, Asynchronous / E Online
RELN 208 01 Introduction to the Bible 23882 Thomas In-person / E TR 9:30-10:45 AM
RELN 213 01 Healthcare and the American Religious Landscape 23290 Pollick Distance learning, Asynchronous / E Online
RELN 381 01 Religion and Experiences of Death and Dying 23293 Rothgery Distance learning, Asynchronous / E

Online