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Philosophy Major Requirements

(40 credits)

Required Courses (24 credits)

  • PHIL 120 Philosophical Foundations in the Study of Human Nature
  • PHIL 207 Greek Philosophy
  • PHIL 210 Logic
  • PHIL 300 Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 315 Ethics
  • PHIL 495 Thesis Research (2 credits) + PHIL 496 Thesis Writing (2 credits) 

Elective Courses (16 credits - at least 8 credits at the 300 level or above) 

One free elective

One elective course in the History of Philosophy, such as: 

  • PHIL 213 Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 265 Asian Philosophy and Religion
  • PHIL 305 American Philosophy
  • PHIL 340 20th Century Continental Philosophy
  • PHIL 370 The Analytic Tradition

One elective course in Theoretical Philosophy, such as:

  • PHIL 218 Science & Philosophy
  • PHIL 235 Self-Knowledge, Skepticism, and Self-Deception
  • PHIL 250 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHIL 302 Minds, Brains, and Computers
  • PHIL 344 Feminist Philosopht

One elective course in Normative Philosophy, such as: 

  • PHIL 200 Philosophy of Sex and Love
  • PHIL 266 Human Rights & Responsibilities
  • PHIL 275 Bioethics
  • PHIL 282 Law, Morality, and Punishment
  • PHIL 316 Modern Political Though

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