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Philosophy

Department: Philosophy

Requirements

Required Courses:
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
PL 208 Symbolic Logic
3
 
H, N
PL 499 Senior Thesis
3 - 4
 
H
 
Students must successfully complete courses in the following three areas:
History component: (3 courses; 12 credits)
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
PL 205 Ancient Philosophy
4
 
H
CW
PL 305 Modern Philosophy
4
One prior PL course
H
CA, CW
Take one course from:
PL 245 Chinese Philosophy
4
 
H
CA, I
PL 304 Existentialism
4
One prior PL course
H
CW
PL 308 Hegel to Nietzsche
4
One prior PL course
H
 
PL 312 20th Century Philosophy
4
One prior PL course
H
 
Epistemology & Metaphysics Component: (2 courses; 6 - 8 credits)
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
Take two courses from:
PL 250 Science and Human Values
3
 
H
 
PL 260 Philosophy of Science
3
 
H
 
PL 255 Philosophy of Religion
3
 
H
 
PL 314 Philosophy of Physics
3
 
H, N
 
PL 318 Knowledge, Truth and Skepticism
4
One prior PL course
H
 
PL 320 Philosophy of Language and Communication
4
One prior PL course
H
 
Values Studies Component; (2 courses; 6 - 8 credits)
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
Take two courses, of which one must be explicitly designated as an ethics course
PL/PS 221 American Political Thought
4
PS 101 or PS 102
H,S
CW
PL/PS 222 Western Political Thought
4
PS 101 or PS 102
H, S
PL 230 Business Ethics
3
 
H
PL 235 Ethics of Health Care
3
 
H
PL 241 Philosophy of Love
3
 
H
PL 265 Environmental Ethics
3
 
H
PL 310 Contemporary Political Philosophy
4
One prior PL course
H, S
CW
PS 320 Political Philosophy/Jurisprudence
3
 
H
 
PL 335 Advanced Ethical Theory
4
One prior PL course
H
 
RU 335 Tolstoy
4
EN 110 or another Russian lit course or permission
H, I
CA, CW, CS
PL 340 Philosophy of Art
3
AR 110 or permission
F, H
 
RU 340 Dostoevsky
3
EN 110 or another Russian lit course or permission
H, I
CA, CW, CS
RL 450 God, Evil and the Holocaust
3
 
H
 
Total POE credits = 45

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