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Philosophy Major

B.A.; B.S. degrees

Required Courses (21 hours)

PHL 100 - Introduction to Philosophy 3(3-0)
PHL 140 - Introduction to Logic 3(3-0)
PHL 200 - History of Philosophy: Classical Period 3(3-0)
PHL 218 - Ethical Theory 3(3-0)
PHL 302 - History of Philosophy: Modern Period 3(3-0)
PHL 320 - Theory of Knowledge 3(3-0)
PHL 490 - Senior Seminar 3(3-0)

Electives (12 hours)

At least six hours must be chosen from the following:

PHL 225 - Foundations of Cognitive Science 3(3-0)
PHL 325 - Philosophy of Mind 3(3-0)
PHL 340 - Intermediate Logic 3(3-0)
PHL 390 - Philosophy of Science 3(3-0)
PHL 405 - Major Philosophers 3(3-0)
PHL 410 - Philosophy of Law 3(3-0)
PHL 418 - Advanced Moral Philosophy 3(3-0)
PHL 422 - Political and Social Philosophy 3(3-0)
PHL 426 - Feminist Theory 3(3-0)
PHL 480 - Philosophy of the Arts 3(3-0)

Other electives are to be chosen in consultation with a departmental advisor. 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.

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