Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

The Bachelor of Arts in philosophy requires a minimum of 33 credits in philosophy, 21 hours of which must be upper division. 

 

The B.A. degree requires completion of foreign language through the intermediate level.

Courses required for major (core curriculum)

 

33 credit hours in philosophy, 21 hours of which must be upper division (3000-4990)

 

Lower division courses must include:

PHIL 2030Introduction to Ethics

3 credits

And Either

PHIL 1210Critical Reasoning

3 credits

Or

PHIL 2010Symbolic Logic

3 credits

Upper division courses must include:

PHIL 3110History of Ancient Philosophy

3 credits

PHIL 3130History of Modern Philosophy

3 credits

PHIL 3600Theory of Knowledge

3 credits

PHIL 3700Metaphysics

3 credits

PHIL 3050Ethical Theory

3 credits

PHIL 4000Advanced Philosophy Writing Seminar

3 credits

Advanced Writing Course

All students are required to take an advanced writing course within their major.  For the Philosophy major this is PHIL 4000.