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Philosophy Major, B.A.; B.S.

B.A. and B.S. degrees
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Program Requirements

Required Courses (18 hours)

PHL 100Introduction to Philosophy

3(3-0)

PHL 140Introduction to Logic

3(3-0)

PHL 200History of Philosophy: Classical Period

3(3-0)

PHL 218Ethical Theories

3(3-0)

PHL 302History of Philosophy: Modern Period

3(3-0)

PHL 490WISenior Seminar in Philosophy

3(3-0)

Required Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

PHL 320Theory of Knowledge

3(3-0)

PHL 404Twentieth Century Philosophy

3(3-0)

Electives (12 hours)

A total of at least 12 additional hours in PHL is required. At least 6 hours must be chosen from the following:

PHL 225/PSY 225Foundations of Cognitive Science

3(3-0)

PHL 320Theory of Knowledge

3(3-0)

PHL 325Philosophy of Mind

3(3-0)

PHL 340Intermediate Logic

3(3-0)

PHL 390Philosophy of Science

3(3-0)

PHL 403History of Philosophy: Nineteenth Century

3(3-0)

PHL 404Twentieth Century Philosophy

3(3-0)

PHL 405Major Philosophers

3(3-0)

PHL 410Philosophy of Law

3(3-0)

PHL 418Advanced Moral Philosophy

3(3-0)

PHL 421Philosophy of Language

3(3-0)

PHL 422Political and Social Philosophy

3(3-0)

PHL 426/PSC 426/WGS 426Feminist Theory

3(3-0)

PHL 480Philosophy of the Arts

3(3-0)

Note: PHL 320 or PHL 404 may be used as an elective if not taken as Required Course II.

Philosophy majors are encouraged to consult with their advisors in selecting their electives. Philosophy majors planning to go to graduate school in philosophy are encouraged to take PHL 340.

Total: 33 semester hours

Philosophy courses taken on a Credit/No Credit basis may not be applied toward a philosophy major.