Philosophy, B.A.

Requirements for a Major in Philosophy

Thirty semester hours including the following:
Required Courses
Philosophy Core
PHI 3310History of Philosophy: Classical Philosophy3
PHI 3312History of Philosophy: Modern European Philosophy3
PHI 1306Logic3
or PHI 1307 Critical Thinking
or PHI 4345 Intermediate Logic
PHI 3301Moral Philosophy3
Philosophy Concentrations
Select one Concentration from the following:15
Select three semester hours from the following:3
Three semester hours of PHI
Anthropological Theory
Economic Systems of the World
History of Economic Thought
Cultural and Intellectual History of Europe through the Seventeenth Century
Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe
History of American Thought, 1630-1859
History of American Thought, 1859 to Present
Law and Religion in the United States 1
Western Political Thought: Classical and Medieval
Western Political Thought: Modern
Contemporary Political Thought 1
Theories of Personality
Consciousness
Psychology of Religion 2
History of Psychology
Topics in Asian Religions
Contemporary Christian Ethics Theory
Environmental Ethics
Bioethics 2
Social Psychology
Sociology of Law 1
Sociology of Medicine 2
Social Theory
Additional Requirements
A grade of “C-” or better in all courses applied to the major.
Students completing World Cultures I, II, III, and IV in the BIC receive 6 hours credit toward the philosophy major, by petition.
Total Hours30
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Recommended for students with a pre-law concentration

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Recommended for students with a pre-heath concentration