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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy


The core and distribution requirements for a major in philosophy are those listed for baccalaureate degrees , with the exception that a course in history or literature is required to fulfill the humanities distribution requirement. It is recommended that a philosophy major take PHI 102 Introduction to Logic/Critical Thinking  as one of their earliest philosophy elective courses.

Requirements for Major


Major and Supporting Course Requirements


Total History of Philosophy hours: 9

Total hours for the major: 38


Total degree hours: 126


*Philosophical electives:


Requirements for Double Majors


Students double-majoring in Philosophy or Philosophy & Religion and another discipline MAY:

  1. Count up to six (6) hours of philosophical electives in the other major discipline also as Philosophy electives in addition to the six hours of philosophical electives already required for the Philosophy or Philosophy & Religion major. (Philosophical electives with prefixes other than “PHI” are “philosophically rich” courses in that they devote significant attention to the metaphysical, epistemological and/or ethical foundations of another discipline. For the list of approved philosophical electives, please see above.)
  2. Satisfy the Philosophy SIP requirement by completing the SIP requirements of the other major AND including a member of the Philosophy Department faculty in the process of formulating the thesis, bibliography and outline of the SIP for the other major.