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2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Philosophy (B.A.)

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Bachelor of Arts

The philosophy major stresses a firm grounding in both the history and the disciplines of philosophy. It is strongly recommended that students majoring in Philosophy minor in another discipline and to explore other areas of study offered by the university. Fourty-two credit hours of philosophy course-work are required for the major in philosophy. A total of 120 credit hours are required for the bachelor’s degree in philosophy. Declared majors must enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours of philosophy every semester. Exception to the 6 credit per semester minimum require written permission from the department.

To major in Philosophy, students must have taken PHIL 220 course with not less than a “B” grade. In addition, they must have a minimum of 2.4 overall GPA.

Core Curriculum (34 - 46 credits)

Area Electives (9 credits)

Electives in Philosophy (21 credits)

Any seven courses in philosophy excluding PHIL 220 (Philosophical Thinking).

Electives (32 - 44 credits)

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