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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy (B.A., B.S.)


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The Philosophy major consists of four options: the Philosophy major, and minors in Philosophical Studies, Religious Studies, and Ethical Studies. The philosophy curriculum is designed to encourage students to think critically and creatively about human existence and the nature of reality. It emphasizes (1) training in critical reasoning and logical analysis; (2) an understanding of the many methods of human inquiry; (3) a survey of the history of philosophy and the history of ethics; (4) the analysis and appreciation of values and their application to moral and political issues; (5) a reflective and tolerant exploration of religion; and (6) the growth of a personal philosophy based on the lifelong search for and appreciation of truth, knowledge, goodness, and beauty.

Philosophy Major


  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core ) 41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

Logic and Epistemology Requirement: 6 Credit Hours


History of Philosophy Requirement: 9 Credit Hours


Value Theory Requirement: 6 Credit Hours


Electives: 9 Credit Hours


Select three from any remaining Philosophy courses other than PHIL 1030 , PHIL 1040 , PHIL 2200 

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