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Major in Philosophy – from 2016 (new)

Philosophy, B.A.

A minor is required for this major.

Requirements: (39 credits)

Foundation (3 credits)

Any 100 level- PHIL course.

PHIL 100 Search in Philosophy

3

PHIL 112 Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL 121 Introduction to Philosophy through Literature

3

PHIL 125 Introduction to Philosophy through Popular Culture

3

PHIL 135 Nature, Mind, and Science

3

PHIL 144 Moral Issues

3

Core (18 credits)

PHIL 221 Introduction to Modern Logic

3

PHIL 230 Ancient Greek Philosophy

3

PHIL 310 Intermediate Seminar

3

PHIL 330 Early Modern Philosophy

3

PHIL 344 Topics in Philosophical & Social Justice

3

or
PHIL 346 Theoretical and Practical Ethics

3

PHIL 400 Senior Seminar

3

Electives (15 credits)

9 additional credits of upper level PHIL courses, and 6 additional credits of courses with the designators PHIL, REL, AFAM, PES or other courses approved by the Philosophy Department Chair.

Alternative Traditions (3 credits)

PHIL 250 Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

or
PHIL 260 African Philosophy

3

or
PHIL 275 Chinese Philosophy

3

or
PHIL 360 African-American Philosophy

3

or
PHIL 376 Buddhist Philosophy

3

Specializations

Students are not required to choose a specialization, though they may if they wish.

History of Philosophy Specialization

PHIL 230 Ancient Greek Philosophy

3

PHIL 232 Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

3

PHIL 330 Early Modern Philosophy

3

PHIL 332 The Age of Ideology

3

PHIL 368 Contemporary Epistemology and Metaphysics

3

African, African-American, and Asian Philosophy Specialization

AFAM 110 Introduction to African-American Studies

3

PHIL 250 Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

PHIL 260 African Philosophy

3

PHIL 275 Chinese Philosophy

3

PHIL 360 African-American Philosophy

3

PHIL 376 Buddhist Philosophy

3

Logic and Philosophy of Science Specialization

PHIL 135 Nature, Mind, and Science

3

PHIL 235 Philosophy of Social Science

3

PHIL 241 Environmental Ethics

3

PHIL 242 Ethical Problems in Technology

3

PHIL 245 Computer Ethics

3

PHIL 320 Modern Logic

3

PHIL 335 Philosophy of Science

3

PHIL 368 Contemporary Epistemology and Metaphysics

3

Continental Philosophy Specialization

PHIL 222/WGSS 222 Philosophy of Gender

3

PHIL 248 Philosophy of the Arts

3

PHIL 332 The Age of Ideology

3

PHIL 366 Existentialism

3

PHIL 368 Contemporary Epistemology and Metaphysics

3

Theoretical and Applied Ethics Specialization

PHIL 211 Global Justice

3

PHIL 240 Ethical Problems in Business

3

PHIL 241 Environmental Ethics

3

PHIL 242 Ethical Problems in Technology

3

PHIL 244 Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Justice

3

PHIL 344 Topics in Philosophical & Social Justice

3

PHIL 346 Theoretical and Practical Ethics

3

PHIL 349 Philosophy of Law

3

NRSE 246 Ethical Issues in Professional Nursing Practice

3

Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies Specialization

REL 105 Development of Christian Thought

3

or
REL 110 World Religions

3

REL 256 Philosophy, Religion, and Culture

3

REL 257 Special Topics in Religion

3

REL 361 African-American Religion

3

PHIL 232 Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

3

PHIL 250 Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

PHIL 255 Philosophy of Religion

3

PHIL 376 Buddhist Philosophy

3

and
courses listed under the minor in religious studies

Total Credit Hours: 39