Philosophy (24-Credit Major)

Students who Major in Philosophy may choose either Option A: Knowledge and Reality or Option B: Ethics and Public Policy.

A. Knowledge and Reality

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 170Introduction to Logic

3

Or

PHI 230Symbolic Logic

3

 

PHI 232Classical Ethical Theories

3

Or

PHI 358Ethical Theory

3

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 242History of Philosophy I: Ancient

3

PHI 243History of Philosophy II: Modern

3

PHI 244History of Philosophy III: Later Modern

3

PHI 251History of Philosophy IV: 20th Century

3

PHI 242, PHI 243: At least 3 of these 6 credits must be from PHI 242 or PHI 243.

12 credits: selected from 300-level or 400-level Philosophy courses.

B. Ethics and Public Policy

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 170Introduction to Logic

3

Or

PHI 230Symbolic Logic

3

 

PHI 171Problems of Philosophy

3

PHI 242History of Philosophy I: Ancient

3

PHI 243History of Philosophy II: Modern

3

PHI 244History of Philosophy III: Later Modern

3

PHI 251History of Philosophy IV: 20th Century

3

9 credits: selected from any of:

Credits
PHI 232Classical Ethical Theories

3

PHI 234Philosophy of Law

3

PHI 235Political Philosophy

3

PHI 236Social Philosophy

3

PHI 246Philosophies of the Self

3

PHI 247Environmental Ethics

3

PHI 250Contemporary Social Ethics

3

6 credits: selected from any of:

Credits
PHI 3010Ethics and Science

3

PHI 330Business Ethics

3

PHI 342Capitalism and Its Critics

3

PHI 343Philosophy of Technology

3

PHI 354Philosophy of the Social Sciences

3

PHI 358Ethical Theory

3

PHI 359Philosophical Problems in Legal Theory

3

 

PHI 369Global Justice

3

Or

PHI 462Seminar in Philosophy and Social Policy

3

3 credits: selected from a 300-level or 400-level Philosophy course related to the field of Ethics and Public Policy.