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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, B.A.

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Degree Requirements (120 Credits)

Core Curriculum Requirements


Foundation Courses (6-9 Credits) *


* Credits hours for courses taken as part of the core curriculum are not counted elsewhere in the major.

Major Requirements (30 Credits)

Logic, Epistemology, and Metaphysics


Complete the following:

Electives (12 Credits)

Choose 12 additional credit hours in philosophy, three credit hours at or above the 200 level (excluding PHIL 271 ) and nine credit hours at or above the 300 level.

Cognate Requirements (12 Credits)

Students who do not choose to have a minor in another discipline must fulfill the cognate requirement. Cognate courses are non-introductory courses drawn from outside the major but are intended to support the major. Cognate requirements may include three credit hours at the 200-level; otherwise cognates should be at or above the 300-level, must be related to the student’s major, and must be approved by the student’s adviser. Courses for cognate credit may be drawn from one or more departments. A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in all cognate courses.

Electives (23-31 Credits)

Total Credits Required (120 Credits)

A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in each philosophy course to be applied toward the major or minor.

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