Academic Calendar

Philosophy Major

Total credits required for major – 42 to 60 credits with a minimum of 36 senior-level credits.

A minimum of six credits must be completed at the 400-level, including PHIL 401.

Course ID Course Name Credits
Specific Major Requirements
Select 6 credits from the following:6
History of Philosophy
Buddhist Philosophy
Philosophies of China and Japan
Ancient Western Philosophy
Descartes to Kant
Continental Philosophy: Heidegger to Foucault
Existentialism
Select 3 credits from each of the five areas below:15
Metaphysics or Epistemology
Metaphysics
Epistemology
Ethics or Social and Political Philosophy
Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Formal Reasoning
Symbolic Logic
Symbolic Logic II
Risk, Choice and Rationality
Senior Seminar
Senior Seminar
400-level Philosophy
PHIL 400-level course 1
General Major Requirements
Select 21 to 39 credits chosen from junior- and senior-level PHIL21-39
Total Credits42-60