A major in Philosophy consists of at least 10 courses, as follows:
- One course on ancient or early medieval philosophy:
- PHIL V 2101 History of Philosophy I: Pre-Socratics through Augustine
- PHIL V 3121 Plato
- PHIL V 3131 Aristotle
- One course on early modern philosophy:
- PHIL V 2201 History of Philosophy II: Aquinas through Kant
- PHIL V 3237 Late Medieval and Modern Philosophy
- PHIL V 3251 Kant
- One course in logic:
- PHIL V 3411 Introduction to Symbolic Logic
- One course in ethics:
- PHIL V 3701 Ethics
- One of the following courses:
- PHIL W 3960 Epistemology
- PHIL V 3601 Metaphysics
- The Senior Seminar: PHIL BC 4050
- Either: Senior Thesis (PHIL BC 4051 and 4052) OR: one advanced seminar (PHIL C3912 or a PHIL seminar above 4000) plus one elective beyond the two stipulated in 8 (below).
- Two electives in addition to the eight courses stipulated above.
('Elective' refers to any PHIL course not used to satisy a major requirement. Only one course at the 1000-level can be counted towards the ten PHIL courses required by the major.)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR
Five courses constitute a minor in philosophy. The courses must be selected in consultation with the department chair.