Philosophy
 

Philosophy

Philosophy
BA
Hours47 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

For each R course, you may only take one class on any particular figure or topic. For instance, if you wish to take multiple classes of Phil 320R: Studies in Ancient Philosophy, you may only take Plato once, but you may then take Aristotle or Stoicism or any of the other figures or topics listed under Phil 320R.
requirement 5 Complete 1 course
Complete one registration of the following Historical Periods course:
requirement 6 Complete 1 course
Complete one registration of the following Historical Periods course:
requirement 7 Complete 1 course
Complete one of the following Historical Period courses (excluding the two specific registrations used to complete the above requirements):
requirement 8 Complete 1 course
Complete one of the following Values and Conduct courses:
requirement 9 Complete 2 courses
Complete two of the following Knowledge and Reality courses:
requirement 11 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 12 Complete 1 course
Senior Seminar:
Program Outcomes: 

History and Value of Philosophy

Students will be able to identify major philosophical figures, texts, and movements, and understand their historical context, their philosophical interrelations, and their importance.

Critical and Effective Reading, Writing, and Communicating

Students will be able to read and think critically about philosophical text; write clear, logically sound, and well-researched essays; and effectively discuss and present philosophical topics.

Logic and Metalogic

Students will be able to construct, symbolize, and evaluate proofs in syllogistic logic, truth-functional logic, first-order (quantificational) logic, set-theory and Peano arithmetic; and understand relevant metalogical results.

Philosophical and Ethical Applications

Students will be able to use philosophical knowledge and skills to solve theoretical, practical, and ethical problems, and to integrate philosophical principles with religious and moral convictions.

Career Preparation

Students will be prepared for further education and employment using their philosophical skills and knowledge.