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IDEA Course Syllabus

Below is a sample syllabus for the IDEA Course:

Week
Topic
Date
& Time
Location
Reading 

(from Signs of Intelligence)

Instructor(s)
1 Introduction to Intelligent Design Theory and the Creation - Evolution Issue; Watch Unlocking the Mystery of Life Video Monday,
January 26th,
2004,
6:30pm -
8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Introduction; Ch.s 1, 3 Eddie Colanter, Steve Renner
2 Definitions, History, and Common Issues Faced in the Creation Evolution Issue Monday,
February 2nd,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Genesis 1-3 Casey Luskin
3 Anthropic Principle and Cosmic Design Monday,
February 9th,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch. 12 Ryan Huxley
4 Origins of Life Monday,
February 16th,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch. 8 Casey Luskin
5 Three Views on Creation and Evolution Monday,
February 23rd,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Supplemental Reading: Three Views on Creation and Evolution; Genesis 1-3 Guest Lecturer: Gordon Carle
6 Problems with Evolution Part I: the Lesser "Icons;" Icons of Evolution Documentary video. Monday,
March 1st,
2004,
6:30pm
8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch.'s 9, 10, "Survival of the Fakest" Handout; Supplemental: Icons of Evolution Casey Luskin
7 Midterm Examination Monday,
March 8th,
2004,
6:30pm
8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus   To be Proctored by Eddie Colanter
8 Problems with Evolution Part II: the Advanced "Icons." Monday,
March 15th,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Icons of Evolution: Chapters 3 and 4.  Casey Luskin
9 Darwin and the Law Monday,
March 22nd,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch. 2. Guest Lecturer: Myron Steeves
10 The Fossil Record Monday,
March 29th,
2004,
6:30pm
8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch. 11; Article: "Intelligent Design, Human Evolution, and Bioethics" Casey Luskin
11 What it Means to be Human; Intro to Systems Science and the Origin of Biological Complexity Monday,
April 5th,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch.s 7, 13. Scott Uminsky
12 The Origin of Biological Complexity Monday,
April 12th,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch.s 7, 13. Scott Uminsky and Casey Luskin
13 Philosophical Implications Part I Monday,
April 19th,
2004,
6:30pm
8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch.s 4, 6 Eddie Colanter
14 Philosophical Implications Part II; Q & A  Monday,
April 26th,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch. 7, 13 Eddie Colanter
15 Final Examination Monday,
May 3rd,
2004,
6:30pm
-8:30pm
CCBCU Forbes Campus Ch.s 4, 6 To Be Proctored by Eddie Colanter


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