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Major Areas of Study: PHILOSOPHY

Course Offerings and Major/Minor Requirements

Course Offerings
By number with credit-hours in parenthesis.
For more information on a specific course, visit the department web site.

101. Introduction to Philosophy (3)
202. Logic and Critical Thinking (3)
203. Introduction to Ethics (3)
305. Biomedical Ethics (3)
325. Western Philosophy: The Ancients (3)
327. Western Philosophy: The Early Moderns (3)
331. Environmental Ethics (3)
342. Religions and Philosophies of Asia (3)
343. Social and Political Philosophy (3)
350. Western Philosophy: The Late Moderns (3)
353. American Philosophy (3)
354. Continental Philosophy (3)
360. Topics in Philosophy (1-3)
361. Topics in Moral Philosophy (3)
403. Directed Readings in Philosophy (1-3)
495. Senior Seminar Research in Philosophy (1)
496. Senior Seminar (3)

Philosophy Major Requirements (28 hours in addition to the Religious Understanding Liberal Arts Essentials requirement)

  • Philosophy 101, 325, 327, 350, 353 or 354, 495, 496
  • Electives: Courses from Philosophy: up to two from Religion offerings with permission of department chair

Philosophy Minor Requirements (15 hours)

  • 15 hours in Philosophy offerings: option of one offering in Religion with permission of department chair

NOTE: Major/minor requirements are in addition to the General Education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum, which are required of all students to graduate.

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