Philosophy, B.A.

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/philosophy/programs  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (33 Credits)

PHI 215 - Logic and Scientific Reasoning
PHI 296 - Ancient Philosophy (T2TP)*
PHI 297 - Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
PHI 306 - The Age of Reason
PHI 307 - 19th Century Philosophy: Fichte to Bradley
PHI 490 - Philosophy Seminar

Select one from:
PHI 408 - Existentialism
PHI 420 - American Philosophy
PHI 480 - 20th Century Analytic Philosophy

 

Select an additional 12 credits of PHI in consultation with a departmental advisor. May not include PHI 100, and may not include more than 6 credits at the 100/200 level.