May 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

PHIL 498 - Advanced Research in Philosophy (3 credits)


(Prereq: 3.0 GPA, PHIL 271 , at least two courses in philosophy at the 300 level or above, and Sophomore standing or higher; or permission of the instructor) Students will explore philosophical writing relating to an intended thesis topic, in an area of philosophy that they have previously studied. They will acquire knowledge of research methods in philosophy, synthesize readings in identifying a thesis topic, and prepare a thesis prospectus. Students will present their thesis prospectus to a committee of no less than three members of the philosophy faculty and one outside reviewer. Offered as needed.