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Philosophy, BA

Degree Requirements

The Philosophy major consists of 33 hours of Philosophy distributed as follows:

Required Courses
PH 201Corrupting the Youth: Ancient Greek Philosophy3
PH 202I think therefore I Am? Modern Philosophy 1600-18003
PH 220Symbolic Logic3
PH 303Topics-History of Philosophy3
PH 398Senior Thesis Preparation3
PH 399Senior Thesis3
Value Theory
Select at least two of the following:6
General Topics in Philosophy 1
Introduction to Ethical Theory
Medical Ethics
General Topics in Philosophy 1
Issues in Ethical Theory
Social-Political Philosophy
Professional Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Aesthetics
Special Studies 1
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Select at least two of the following:6
General Topics in Philosophy 1
Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy
Existentialism
Existence of God
General Topics in Philosophy 1
Philosophy of Religion
Advanced Logic
Philosophy of Mathematics
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Mind
Metaphysics
Special Studies 1
Subtotal30
Electives
Philosophy Elective credit 23
Subtotal3
Total Hours33


At least 15 hours of the 33 (in addition to PH 398 Senior Thesis Preparation/PH 399 Senior Thesis) must be at the 300 level.