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2015-2016 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, B.A.


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NY State Program Code: 04137
HEGIS Code: 1509.00
CIP Code: 38.0101

(31 credits)

General Education Requirements


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements  and foreign language requirements, in addition to the requirements for the major in philosophy.

Senior Projects for Majors (PHI 498/499)


Though not required, this two semester research project is highly recommended, especially for those expecting to do graduate work in philosophy; no student will be awarded honors in philosophy without completing it.
 

Philosophy Electives


Philosophy Electives must be selected in consultation with the adviser.

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 31
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
 Courses Offered: Fall/Spring   Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
PHI (0154) 110 Introduction to Philosophy
or
PHI (0154) 212 Ethics & Morality
3  or ✓ or ✓          
                   
PHI (0154) 311 History of Philosophy I 3     or ✓ or ✓  or ✓ or ✓  or ✓  or ✓
PHI (0154) 312 History of Philosophy II 3     or ✓ or ✓  or ✓ or ✓  or ✓  or ✓
PHI (0154) 313 History of Philosophy III 3     or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓  or ✓  or ✓
PHI (0154) 314 History of Philosophy IV 3     or ✓ or ✓  or ✓ or ✓  or ✓  or ✓
PHI (0154) 315 History of Philosophy V 3     or ✓ or ✓  or ✓  or ✓  or ✓  or ✓
PHI (0154) 395 Philosophical Writing* 1          ✓ or ✓    
Level I-IV Language** 0-12 or ✓ or ✓ or ✓ or ✓
Philosophy Electives 12 or ✓ or ✓  or ✓ or ✓

Note: Majors should take required courses in whatever semester they are offered.

*PHI 395  is an Independent study, taken in conjunction with an upper-level philosophy course where students are provided with close supervision on an extended writing project. Students can take this course earlier and repeat it.

**Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement.

 

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