The major in Philosophy, which results in a B.A. degree, requires 36 credits in Philosophy coursework. Selecting from a wide range of courses, students can design an individualized program of study in consultation with a faculty advisor. The program includes some independent study and seminar work.
Specific History of Philosophy courses are available as independent seminars.
PHL 272 History of Ancient Philosophy
PHL 274 History of Medieval Philosophy
PHL 277 Modern Philosophical Thinkers
PHL 281 Contemporary Philosophy
A senior thesis is required for majors.
The minor in Philosophy requires 18 credits in Philosophy coursework. Students may tailor these courses around their major program of study.