Oct 18, 2021  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Philosophy, BA 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: 124


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 major requirements.

Major Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 30


2. At least 3 Semester Hours Selected from the Following:


3. The following courses - Semester Hours: 9


4. At Least 3 Semester Hours Selected from the Following:


6. Additional 9 Semester 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 BA in consultation with an adviser. Some possible areas of concentration are contemporary philosophy, history of philosophy, ethics, philosophy and religion, philosophy and law, philosophy and science. 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. Those considering law school might also consider the Philosophy of Law minor . 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:

Focus on Science


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

Courses include:

Complete BA Requirements


BA Requirements  in HCLAS.

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