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Philosophy Major and Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Major in Philosophy

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.

Core Requirements: Required Philosophy Courses

  • Logic
  • Classical Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy

Ethics Requirement: Any One from the Following Courses

  • Ethics
  • Bio-Medical Ethics
  • Environmental Ethics

Epistemology/Metaphysics Requirement: Any One from the Following Courses

  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Mind/Artificial Intelligence

Electives: Three additional PHL courses, at least two of which must be at the 200-level or above

  • In meeting the Electives requirement, students with a double major may include one course from their other major that is approved by the Philosophy and Religious Studies Chair as a “theoretical foundations” course. 

Research Portfolio Requirement

  • Research Portfolio

Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy

  • Four PHL Courses, at least three of which must be at the 200-level or above.