The general philosophy major consists of eleven courses in philosophy, or ten courses in philosophy and one (only) of the following courses: POLI 212 Classical Political Thought or POLI 214 Modern Political Thought.
Students majoring in philosophy must also complete the following requirements:
a. Historical Foundations of Western Philosophy
Take one of the following: PHIL 200 or PHIL 205
b. Non-Western Philosophy
Take one of the following: PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303
Value and Action
Complete two courses chosen from PHIL 210-229 and PHIL 310-329
Nature and Knowledge
Complete 2 courses chosen from PHIL 230-249 and 330-339
Complete PHIL 350
Complete PHIL 460 Advanced Seminar
All students should enroll in an Advanced Seminar during the fall semester of the senior year.
Complete 3 additional Philosophy courses
An appropriate PHIL 260, 360, or 460 topics course can count towards satisfying the Philosophical Conversation, Value and Action, or Nature and Knowledge requirements, with chair approval. A minimum of 19 credits must be completed at the 300-level or above.