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  Jul 24, 2017
 
2010-2011 University Catalog archived

Philosophy major leading to BA degree


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A major in philosophy leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of 33 credits including the following:

  1. At least 30 credits from 10 three- or four-credit courses in philosophy, exclusive of PHIL 473 and 493, and including:
    1. PHIL 106
    2. History of philosophy or major figures: two courses chosen from PHIL 141, 142, 168, 221 (CLAS 221), 222, 263, 265,311, 314, 316 and, when the topics are appropriate, 195, 295, 296, 395, and 403
    3. Ethics and value theory: two courses chosen from PHIL 101, 108, 207, 215, 216, 219, 256, 258, 259, 269, 280, 309, 320, 341, (INTR 341), 342, (INTR 342) and, when the topics are appropriate, 195, 295, 296, 395, and 403
    4. Metaphysics and epistemology: two courses chosen from PHIL 102, 205, 206, 208, 212, (REL 212), 255, 257, 260, 301, 312, 313 and, when the topics are appropriate, 195, 295, 296, 395, and 403
    5. At least 21 credits from seven three- or four-credit philosophy courses numbered 200 or above
  2. Thesis: PHIL 473 (3) or 493 (3-3). The Senior thesis is prepared and presented for evaluation in the fall term of the senior year; the Honors Thesis is prepared in the fall and winter terms, and is presented for evaluation in the winter term of the senior year.

1. At least 30 credits from 10 three- or four-credit courses in philosophy, exclusive of PHIL 473 and 493, and including:


e. At least 21 credits from seven three- or four-credit philosophy courses numbered 200 or above


2. Thesis:


The Senior thesis is prepared and presented for evaluation in the fall term of the senior year; the Honors Thesis is prepared in the fall and winter terms, and is presented for evaluation in the winter term of the senior year.

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