Philosophy (B.A. or B.S.)
Note: Students who intend to do graduate work are advised to take the Bachelor of Arts degree.
|PHIL 103||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|or PHIL 208||Business Ethics|
|PHIL 201||Critical Thinking||3|
|or PHIL 202||Introduction to Symbolic Logic|
|PHIL 240||Belief and Reality||3|
|PHIL 320||History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy||3|
|PHIL 321||History of Modern Philosophy||3|
|PHIL 490||Senior Seminar||3|
|Select one course in Philosophy and Cultures:||3|
|Philosophy of Alcohol|
|Topics in Social Philosophy|
|Mind and Madness|
|Philosophy in Film|
|Feminism and Philosophy|
|Select 9 credits of Upper-Division Philosophy electives||9|
|Select 20 credits in related fields 1||20|
Courses to total 120 credits for this degree
Related Fields include Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences. The electives in Philosophy and Related Fields are to be selected with the approval of the Chair of Philosophy.
- Display knowledge of the field of philosophy.
- Engage in critical thinking, logical and conceptual analysis, and argument construction and assessment.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply ethical principles and theories in the analysis of contemporary moral issues.
- Understand and evaluate assumptions, values, and beliefs in the context of diverse local, national, and global communities.
- Demonstrate the ability to write an analytic essay that exhibits both critical thinking and effective argumentation.
- Exhibit knowledge of diverse philosophical positions in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and social/political philosophy.
- Distinguish between the normative and non-normative claims of a text and evaluate the arguments for these claims.