2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy (B.A.)


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Philosophy majors complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses (see page 45  ), 41-47 elective credits, and 30 credits (10 courses) in their major. Students in the major may take a maximum of three courses at the 100 level and four courses at the 200 level.

Choose one of the following courses:


Take the following course


Choose ONE course from each of the following areas


Electives


Students choose three additional electives (9 credits) in consultation with their major advisor.

Senior Seminar


Degree Plan


 
Degree Plan for Philosophy (B.A.)
 
Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
Core Course- RTS Course Recommended (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course- Foreign Language I Recommended (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course- History Course Recommended (3 credits)
X
 
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
Core Course- Visual or Performing Arts Course Recommended (3 credits)
 
X
Core Course- Language II Recommended (3 credits)
 
X
Core Course- English Course Recommended (3 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
PHL120: Logic (3 credits) or PHL125: Philosophy of the Human Person (3 credits)
X
 
One Ancient Philosophy Course: PHL126, PHL130, PHL201, PHL230, PHL231, PHL339, or PHL439 (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course- Math Course Recommended (3 credits)
X
 
One Medieval Philosophy Course: PHL140, PHL141, PHL242, PHL349, or PHL449 (3 credits)
 
X
Core Course- Science Course Recommended (4 credits)
 
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
 
X
Third Year
 
 
One Modern Philosophy Course: PHL202, PHL203, PHL250, PHL251, PHL350, PHL359, or PHL459 (3 credits)
X
 
PHL Elective (300 or 400 Level) (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Core Course- Social Sciences Recommended (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
One Contemporary Philosophy Course: PHL204, PHL260, PHL261, PHL360, PHL361, PHL362, PHL369, or PHL459 (3 credits)
 
X
Fourth Year
 
 
PHL Elective (400 Level) (3 credits)
X
 
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
PHL490: Capstone (3 credits)
 
X

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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