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
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)3  
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.2 and 5.1)3  
State Minimum Core Fine Arts or U.S. History or Government requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1 or 4.2)13  
General Elective3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
State Minimum Core U.S. History or Government or Fine Arts requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2 or 3.1)1  3
PHIL 2203 Logic (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1003) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 5.1)  3
General Elective  6
Year Total: 16 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL 4003 Ancient Greek Philosophy3, 43  
Select one of the following (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.1):3  
CLST 1003 Introduction to Classical Studies: Greece
HIST 1113 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations I (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1113)
HIST 1123 Institutions and Ideas of World Civilizations II (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 1123)
State Minimum Core Social Science requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)23  
Science State Minimum Core Lecture and Corequisite Lab requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4  
General Elective3  
PHIL 4033 Modern Philosophy-17th and 18th Centuries3, 4  3
Advanced Level Elective3  3
State Minimum Core Social Science requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)2  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL 3000-4000 Level Elective3, 43  
PHIL 3000-4000 Level Elective 3, 43  
State Minimum Core Social Science requirement (as needed) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3) or General Elective23  
Science State Minimum Core Lecture and Corequisite Lab requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4  
Advanced Level Elective33  
PHIL course from 3000-4000 Level Elective3, 4  3
Advanced Level Elective3  3
Advanced Level Elective3  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 16 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL course from 3000-4000 Level Elective3, 43  
PHIL course from 3000-4000 Level Elective3, 43  
General Electives7-10  
PHIL 4983 Capstone Course for Philosophy Majors (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 6.1)3, 4  3
PHIL 3000-4000 Level Elective3, 4  3
3000-4000 Level Elective3  3
General Electives (as needed to total 120 degree credit hours)  3-6
Year Total: 15 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120