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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jun 22, 2024
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Philosophy - Standard Track, BA

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Required courses

Select one course from each of the four following groups. At least one of these four courses must be taken at the 1000-level.

Elective courses

Select four 1000-level electives beyond any chosen in the previous groups.

Other requirements

Other requirements for the intensive Philosophy major:

  • Grade requirements: Students must earn at least a C in each course that is to count toward the major.
  • Writing (W) requirement: Students must complete at least one W-course in the major.
  • Satisfactory/No Credit option: There is no limit to the number of courses that can be taken on an S/NC basis.
  • Related area: A minimum of 12 credits is required in any one Dietrich School department chosen in consultation with the major advisor. The completion of an official Dietrich School minor or a Dietrich School or UCIS certificate also satisfies this requirement.
  • Honors major requirements: Students who complete the standard major, intensive major, or joint major will graduate with honors in philosophy if they have earned a grade of A- or better in at least six 1000-level PHIL courses, exclusive of PHIL 1902  and PHIL 1903 .
  • Joint majors with philosophy: Joint majors are not double majors but are multidisciplinary majors offered by two or more departments. The Department of Philosophy offers a joint major in Politics and Philosophy with the Department of Political Science, which is administered by the Department of Political Science. Consult the Department of Political Science for additional information.

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