Nov 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy, B.A.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


36 Credits:

Electives


26 to 29 Credits

Note


To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Philosophy majors must obtain a minimum of 36 credits in Philosophy. Majors must also take three additional electives in philosophy; these are to be selected with the student's advisor and are subject to the approval of the chair of the department. No more than one of these electives may be at the 100 or 200 level.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

Foundations of Social Science (3)

PHIL 1XX Philosophy Elective (3) (If offered)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

World Languages II (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 201 Logic (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  (either semester)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

PHIL 300 Ethics and Human Good (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

ARMO/ENMO/MUMO/THMO 300 Modernity in Arts/Literature/Theatre (3)

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

GNSCI 1XX Laboratory Science (4) (either semester)

PHIL 321 Metaphysics (3)  

Elective (3)

16 Credits

Spring Semester

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

Elective (3)

PHIL 3XX Philosophy Elective (3)

PHIL 400 Topics in Philosophy (3)  or PHIL 410 Great Figures (3)  

PHIL 318 Philosophy of Knowledge (3)  

15 Credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

PHIL 498 Senior Seminar (3)  

PHIL 3XX Philosophy Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 400 Topics in Philosophy (3)  or PHIL 410 Great Figures (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

 

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