Degree or Program Details

Philosophy Major

This major offers useful preparation for any career in which the abilities to comprehend difficult material and to think and write clearly and logically are important. The major serves as an excellent foundation for postgraduate work in law and theology, as well as in philosophy itself.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Major 32
Philosophy Electives* 24

Minor 20

*16 credit hours of 300-level courses are strongly recommended but not required.

**Recommended but not required.


Note: Students may substitute up to two courses from a different department to meet the major requirement in philosophy as long as they have a heavy philosophical content.

Any substitution must have the written approval of the student’s adviser and the head of the department. A copy of the substitution(s) will be sent to the Registrar's Office by the department.