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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.

Philosophy is an eight course major with four core courses and four electives.  Major requirements include core courses in logic, ancient or modern philosophy, ethics, and theories of knowledge or reality.  Students are able to choose four philosophy electives to complete the major with the guidance of the department.  

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