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Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with Pre-Law Program

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section with the following specifications: 53

Philosophy: (included in major)

Liberal Studies Electives: no courses with PHIL prefix

College: Foreign Language Intermediate Level (0-6)

Major: 30

Required courses:

  • PHIL 101 Informal Logic: Methods of Critical Thinking 3cr
  • PHIL 222 Ethics 3cr

Controlled Electives: Eight PHIL courses: 24cr

  • PHIL 324 or 325, and one other from list: 324, 325, 326, and 410. (6cr)
    • PHIL 324 Ancient Philosophy
    • PHIL 325 Modern Philosophy
    • PHIL 326 Phenomenology and Existentialism
    • PHIL 410 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy
  • PHIL 420 or 421, and one other from list: 330, 420, 421, and 460. (6cr)
    • PHIL 330 Philosophy of Science
    • PHIL 420 Metaphysics
    • PHIL 421 Theory of Knowledge
    • PHIL 460 Philosophy of Language
  • Four other PHIL courses (may be from the above lists) (12cr)

Other Requirements: Pre-law Interdisciplinary Sequence 15-21

Seven courses, including at least one from each of six areas:

  • Business: ACCT201, ACCT202, BLAW235
  • Criminology: CRIM210, CRIM260, CRIM357
  • Economics: ECON121, ECON122, ECON332
  • English: ENGL212, ENGL220, ENGL310
  • History: HIST320, HIST321, HIST346
  • Political Science: PLSC358, PLSC359, PLSC361

Free Electives: 10-22

Total Degree Requirements: 120

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