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Philosophy (24-Credit Major)

Students who Major in Philosophy may choose either Option A: Knowledge and Reality or Option B: Ethics and Public Policy.

A. Knowledge and Reality

6 credits: selected from PHI 170 or 230; and selected from PHI 232 or 358.

6 credits: selected from PHI 242, 243, 244, or 251. (At least 3 of these 6 credits must be from 242 or 243.)

12 credits: selected from 300-level or 400-level Philosophy courses.

B. Ethics and Public Policy

6 credits: selected from PHI 170 or 230; and selected from PHI 171, 242, 243, 244, or 251.

9 credits: selected from any of PHI 232, 234, 235, 236, 246, 247, or 250.

6 credits: selected from any of PHI 301, 330, 342, 343, 354, 358, 359, and 369 or 462.

3 credits: selected from a 300-level or 400-level Philosophy course related to the field of Ethics and Public Policy.

HONORS

Students must achieve an A or A- grade in PHI 482 Honors Tutorial. They must also satisfy both the College requirements for graduation with Departmental honors and win the approval of the Department.

12-CREDIT MINOR

Students who Minor in Philosophy may choose from a general Philosophy Minor or from several specialized options.

A. Philosophy (general)

12 credits: no more than three credits can be at the 100-level and at least six credits must be at the 300-level or 400-level.

B. Business, Society, and Law

3 credits: selected from PHI 169, 170, 173, or 176.

3 credits: selected from PHI 234, 235, 247, or any of the following:

6 credits: selected from PHI 330, 354, 359, PHI 364, or 369.

C. The Diverse World

3 credits: selected from PHI 173, 174, or 176.

3 credits: selected from PHI 225, 236, 238, 250, 269, or any of the following:

6 credits: selected from PHI 305, 336, 338, or 363

D. Language and Logic

3 credits: selected from PHI 169 or 170

3 credits: selected from PHI 230, 231, 251, or any of the following:

6 credits: selected from PHI 301, 350, 351, or 362

E. Understanding Science

3 credits: selected from PHI 169 or 170

3 credits: selected from PHI 221, 230, 247, 251, or any of the following:

6 credits: selected from PHI 301, 343, 350, 352, 353, 354, or 355

F. Wellbeing and the Helping Professions

3 credits: selected from PHI 169, 173, 174, or 176

3 credits: selected from PHI 236, 241, 246, 247, 250, or any of the following:

6 credits: selected from PHI 301, 336, 354, 360, 364, or 369

Last modified: 3/11/2014