Philosophy B.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program as well as College requirements. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
University/State Core Fine Arts or U.S. History requirement3  
General Elective3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
University/State Core U.S. History or Fine Arts requirement  3
PHIL 2203 Logic (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
General Elective  6
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL 4003 Ancient Greek Philosophy (Fa)1,23  
Select one of the following:3  
CLST 1003 Introduction to Classical Studies: Greece (Odd years, Fa)
HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113) (Sp, Fa)
HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123) (Sp, Fa)
University/State Core Social Science requirement 3  
Science University/State Core Lecture and Corequisite Lab requirement 4  
General Elective3  
PHIL 4033 Modern Philosophy-17th and 18th Centuries (Sp)1,2  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
University/State Core Social Science requirement  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL 3000-4000 Level Elective1,23  
PHIL 3000-4000 Level Elective 1,23  
University/State Core Social Science requirement (as needed) or General Elective3  
Science University/State Core Lecture and Corequisite Lab requirement4  
Advanced Level Elective13  
PHIL course from 3000-4000 Level Elective1,2  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 16 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL course from 3000-4000 Level Elective1,23  
PHIL 3000-4000 Level Elective1,23  
General Electives7-10  
PHIL 4983 Capstone Course for Philosophy Majors (Sp)1, 2  3
PHIL 3000-4000 Level Elective1,2  3
3000-4000 Level Elective1  3
General Electives (as needed to total 120 degree credit hours)  3-6
Year Total: 14 14
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.