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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 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
Upper Division Major Requirements


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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