Major In Philosophy

Degree Requirement Summary (DRS)

Philosophy majors examine fundamental human questions through rigorous study emphasizing clarity of thought and expression, careful reasoning and problem solving, and synthesizing diverse viewpoints.

Major Requirements

  • PH 111 Introduction to Logic or PH 305 Mathematical Logic
  • PH 215 Ancient & Medieval Philosophy or PH 216 Modern Philosophy
  • PH 251 Ethics or PH 311 Social Philosophy or PH 313 Political Thought from a Global Perspective
  • PH 252 Theories of Knowledge or PH 253 Theories of Reality

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