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2009-2010 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Philosophy, B.A. Major in


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Among the courses offered for the major in philosophy, PHI 141 and 143 are designated as courses that will help students develop competency in oral communication.

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 30


At least 18 of the 30 hours must be 100-level courses. A grade of C- or better is required for each course in the 30 hours.

2. At Least 3 Hours Selected from the Following:


4. 9 Additional Hours in Any Philosophy Courses.


With at least three of those hours at the 100 level.

Philosophy Concentrations


It is recommended that the student specializing in philosophy take at least one seminar (PHI 183 or 184; topic varies every semester). Students who take PHI 183 or 184 in partial satisfaction of a philosophy major or minor may take it on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. It is also possible to build a concentration in an area within the B.A. in consultation with an adviser. Some possible areas of concentration are contemporary philosophy, history of philosophy, ethics, philosophy and religion. Every student who is interested in either a major or minor in philosophy should consult with a department adviser about the program of study.

Focus Toward Prelaw Studies


A student may major or minor in philosophy with a focus toward Prelaw Studies. The department urges interested students to meet with a departmental adviser early in their undergraduate careers.

Courses include:

Focus on Applied Ethics


A student may major or minor in philosophy with a focus on Applied Ethics. The department urges interested students to meet with the relevant adviser early in their undergraduate careers.

Courses include:

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