Jun 02, 2023  
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy (BA in Philosophy)

Required Credit Hours: 30

(Those who wish to prepare for graduate study in philosophy or in a related discipline will normally take more than this required minimum.)

Major Writing Requirement:

Successful completion of two 400 level courses, with a grade of C- or better.

Core Requirements:

A program for each major will be developed through consultation with a member of the philosophy faculty acting as a major advisor. Each program major must fulfill the following requirements:

History of Philosophy:

At least two courses, one selected from each group:

Logic Course:


At least two 400-level seminars (exclusive of PHIL 441 , PHIL 442 , PHIL 460 , PHIL 495  and PHIL 496 )


The same course cannot be used to satisfy more than one of the above requirements. Majors are strongly encouraged to complete the History of Philosophy, Value Theory, and Metaphysics & Epistemology requirements before the end of the junior year.