The Major

A major in Philosophy consists of at least 10 courses, as follows:

  1. 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
  2. One course on early modern philosophy:
    • PHIL V 2201 History of Philosophy II: Aquinas through Kant
    • PHIL V 3237 Early Modern Philosophy
  3. One course in logic:
    • PHIL V 3411 Introduction to Symbolic Logic
  4. One course in moral philosophy:
    • PHIL V 3701 Moral Philosophy
    • PHIL V 3653 Mind and Morals
  5. One of the following courses:
    • PHIL V 4501 Epistemology
    • PHIL V 3601 Metaphysics
  6. The Senior Seminar: PHIL BC 4050
  7. Either: Senior Essay (PHIL BC 3950 and 3951) OR: one advanced seminar (PHIL C3912 or a PHIL seminar above 4000) plus one elective beyond the two stipulated in 8 (below).
  8. Two electives in addition to the eight courses stipulated above.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR

Five courses constitute a minor in philosophy. The courses must be selected in consultation with the department chair.