Philosophy - Bachelor of Arts

 Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication 1
Area II: Mathematics 1, 23-4
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits)
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits)
Either an Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits) or an Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits)
Area V: Humanities3
Either of the following courses will count towards the Introductory Philiosophy Course Departmental/College Requirement also
The Art of Wondering3
Introduction to Philosophy
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 1, 33
Viewing A Wider World 46
Departmental/College Requirements
Introductory Philosophy
This requirement is completed by the Area V: Humanities course
Ethics
Select one from the following:3
Social and Political Philosophy3
Ethical Theory3
Philosophy of Law3
Logic
PHIL 211GInformal Logic 53
or PHIL 312 Formal Logic
History of Philosophy
Select one from the following:3
Plato and the Discovery of Philosophy3
Ancient Philosophy3
Modern Philosophy3
Applied Ethics
Select one from the following:3
Biomedical Ethics3
Environmental Ethics3
Engineering Ethics 63
Applied Ethics3
Ethics and Biomedical Research3
Ethics and Global Poverty3
Select two from the following:6
Philosophy of Language3
Philosophy of Mathematics3
Philosophy of Mind3
Epistemology3
Philosophy of Science3
Metaphysics3
Philosophical Writing
PHIL 448Writing Philosophy3
Additional Requirements
Select at least an additional 12 credits in philosophy, 6 of which are courses numbered 300 or above. The following HON courses may replace the 300 level or above philosophy courses. 12
Plato and the Discovery of Philosophy3
Religion and the State3
Second Language Requirement: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120
Select sufficient electives to bring total to 120, including 48 upper-division. 749-47
Total Credits120

Second Language Requirement

For the Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy there is no second language requirement.