Philosophy, B.A.

A minor is required for this major.

Requirements: (39 credits)

Foundation (3 credits)

Any 100 level- PHIL course.
PHIL 100Search in Philosophy

3

PHIL 112Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL 121Introduction to Philosophy through Literature

3

PHIL 125Introduction to Philosophy through Popular Culture

3

PHIL 135Nature, Mind, and Science

3

PHIL 144Moral Issues

3

Core (18 credits)

PHIL 221Introduction to Modern Logic

3

PHIL 230Ancient Greek Philosophy

3

PHIL 310Philosophy Research and Writing

3

PHIL 330Early Modern Philosophy

3

PHIL 344Topics in Philosophical & Social Justice

3

or

PHIL 346Theoretical and Practical Ethics

3

PHIL 400Seminar in Philosophy

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 250Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

or

PHIL 260African Philosophy

3

or

PHIL 275Chinese Philosophy

3

or

PHIL 360African-American Philosophy

3

or

PHIL 376Buddhist Philosophy

3

Specializations

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

History of Philosophy Specialization

PHIL 230Ancient Greek Philosophy

3

PHIL 232Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

3

PHIL 330Early Modern Philosophy

3

PHIL 332The Age of Ideology

3

PHIL 368Contemporary Epistemology and Metaphysics

3

African, African-American, and Asian Philosophy Specialization

AFAM 110Introduction to African-American Studies

3

PHIL 250Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

PHIL 260African Philosophy

3

PHIL 275Chinese Philosophy

3

PHIL 360African-American Philosophy

3

PHIL 376Buddhist Philosophy

3

Logic and Philosophy of Science Specialization

PHIL 135Nature, Mind, and Science

3

PHIL 235Philosophy of Social Science

3

PHIL 241Environmental Ethics

3

PHIL 242Ethical Problems in Technology

3

PHIL 245Computer Ethics

3

PHIL 320Modern Logic

3

PHIL 335Philosophy of Science

3

PHIL 368Contemporary Epistemology and Metaphysics

3

Continental Philosophy Specialization

PHIL 222/WGSS 222Philosophy of Gender

3

PHIL 248Philosophy of the Arts

3

PHIL 332The Age of Ideology

3

PHIL 366Existentialism

3

PHIL 368Contemporary Epistemology and Metaphysics

3

Theoretical and Applied Ethics Specialization

PHIL 211Global Justice

3

PHIL 240Ethical Problems in Business

3

PHIL 241Environmental Ethics

3

PHIL 242Ethical Problems in Technology

3

PHIL 244Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Justice

3

PHIL 344Topics in Philosophical & Social Justice

3

PHIL 346Theoretical and Practical Ethics

3

PHIL 349Philosophy of Law

3

NRSE 246Ethical Issues in Professional Nursing Practice

3

Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies Specialization

REL 105Development of Christian Thought

3

or

REL 110World Religions

3

 

REL 256Religion, Philosophy, and Culture

3

REL 257Special Topics in Religion

3

REL 361African-American Religion

3

PHIL 232Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

3

PHIL 250Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

PHIL 255Philosophy of Religion

3

PHIL 376Buddhist Philosophy

3

and

courses listed under the minor in religious studies

Total Credit Hours: 39