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  Nov 17, 2017
 
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Philosophy, B.A.


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To graduate with a major in philosophy, a student must have a grade point average of 2.00 in all philosophy courses. Students should consult the department chair for individual planning of the major program.

A major in Philosophy consists of eight courses, three of which must be numbered 300 or above, and must include:


at least one course in each of the following areas:


Honors Track


To graduate with honors in philosophy, students must also:

  • complete at least six philosophy courses prior to senior year with at least a 3.75 GPA in all philosophy classes,
  • gain admission to the track through the department chair,
  • complete at least ten philosophy courses in all (with a grade of “B” or better in each course), including PHL-506  and PHL-507  
  • and, write and publicly defend a senior honors thesis.

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