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Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

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Please consult the description of the General Education program in this catalog for a list of General Education goals and objectives and the courses included on the menus for the various goals.

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.

Freshman Year

First Semester - 16 credits

Course

Credits

*PHI 201 History of Ancient Philosophy

 3 crs.

**UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

 1 cr.

**ENG 101 English Composition I 

 3 crs.

General Education Courses 

 9 crs.

 

Second Semester - 15 credits

Course

Credits 

*PHI 115 Logic and Language OR PHI 211 Formal Logic I

3 crs.

*PHI 206 16th- to 18th-century Philosophy

3 crs.

**ENG 102 English Composition II

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

 

Sophomore Year

Third Semester - 15 credits
Course Credits
 *PHI 225 Social and Political Philosophy OR 370 Philosophy of Law  3 crs.
 General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses  12 crs.

 

Fourth Semester - 15 credits
Course Credits
*PHI 320 Ethical Theory 3 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses 12 crs.

 

Junior Year

Fifth Semester - 15 credits
Course Credits
300- or 400-level Philosophy Electives 6 crs.
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses 9 crs.

 

Sixth Semester - 15 credits
Course Credits
*PHI 325 Philosophy of Science OR PHI 405 Epistemology 3 crs.
General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses 12 crs.

 

Senior Year

Seventh Semester - 15 credits

Course

Credits

*PHI 410 Metaphysics OR PHI 415 Philosophy of Mind

 3 crs.

300- or 400-level Philosophy Elective

 3 crs.

300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses

 9 crs.

 

Eighth Semester - 15 credits

Course

Credits

300- or 400-level Philosophy Elective

3 crs.

300- or 400-level General Education, Minor OR Elective Courses

12 crs.