Philosophy - Requirements for the Major

Philosophy Program | Philosophy Minor Requirements | Course Descriptions

Supporting Courses, 9 credits

One of these, 3 credits:

  • PHILOS 213   Ancient Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 214   Early Modern Philosophy, 3 credits

Choose two courses, minimum of 6 credits:

  • PHILOS 101  Introduction to Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 102  Contemporary Ethical Issues, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 103  Critical Thinking, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 105  Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 208  Biomedical Ethics, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 211  Philosophy of Art, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 212  Philosophy, Religion, and Science, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 213  Ancient Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 214  Early Modern Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 216  Introduction to Asian Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 217  Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 220  Environmental Ethics, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

Choose two courses, minimum of 6 credits:

  • PHILOS 309  Religion and Medieval Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 323  Modern Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 324  Contemporary Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 401  Plato and Aristotle, 3 credits

Choose two courses, minimum of 6 credits:

  • PHILOS 301  Ethical Theory, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 308  Philosophy and the Sciences, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 326  Philosophy, Politics and Law, 3 credits
  • PHILOS 420  Metaphysics, 3 credits

Electives, choose a minimum of 12 credits:

  • Four additional upper-level courses from those listed above.
Philosophy Program
Philosophy Minor Requirements
Course Descriptions