Philosophy - Requirements

Requirements for Major and Minor in Philosophy

30 Credit Major in Philosophy

  • PH 101: Introduction to Philosophy
  • One PH 200 level course.
  • PH 217: Logic
  • One course that provides an intensive study of a major philosopher such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Kant, Aquinas, or Nietzsche, and that emphasize primary sources (that is, one course from PH 300-319).
  • Six additional PH 200 or 300 level courses chosen with departmental guidance.
    • At least two of these six courses must be PH 300 level courses.
    • Two of these six courses may be 200 or 300 level applied ethics courses.

15 Credit Minor in Philosophy

  • PH 101: Introduction to Philosophy.
  • One PH 200 level course.
  • Three additional philosophy courses chosen with departmental guidance.
    • At least one of these three courses must be a 300 level philosophy course.
    • One of these three courses may be a 200 or 300 level applied ethics course.