Philosophy - Requirements

Core Requirements in Philosophy:

  • First Core Course in philosophy: PH 101 Introduction to Philosophy
  • Second Core Course in philosophy: any PH 200 level course
  • Any PH 200 or 300 level course may be taken to fulfill the fifth course in Core Area III

Requirements for Major and Minor in Philosophy:

30 Credit Major in Philosophy:

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