Philosophy

Outcomes

  • Analyze philosophical and logical problems.
  • Create clear and cogent oral and written presentations.
  • Critically evaluate arguments and claims in philosophical and non-philosophical contexts.
  • Apply philosophical theories and normative principles to current events and broader issues pertaining to the individual and society.
  • Interpret or critique major texts and positions in the history of philosophy, ethics, epistemology, metaphysics and aesthetics.

Requirements

Course Credits
PHL-215 – Ethics 3
PHL-217 – Critical Reasoning 3
PHL-218 - Formal Logic 3
PHL-301 – Metaphysics 3
PHL-401 – Epistemology 3
PHL-411/PHL-412 - Philosophy Seminar 3
Any two (2) of the following:
PHL-219 - World Philosophy I (3)
PHL-201 - Greek Philosophy (3)
PHL-202 - Modern Philosophy (3)
PHL-312 - Twentieth Century Philosophy (3)
6
Any three (3) of the following electives:
PHL-111 - Everyday Ethics (3)
PHL-200 - Introduction to Philosophy (3)
PHL-206 - (3)
PHL-207 - Biomedical Ethics (3)
PHL-208 - Business Ethics (3)
PHL-211 - African American Philosophy (3)
PHL-212 - African Philosophy (3)
PHL-214 - Topics in Philosophy (3)
PHL-216 - Contemporary Moral Problems (3)
PHL-302 - God & Philosophy (3)
PHL-303 - Legal Philosophy (3)
PHL-304 - Environmental Philosophy (3)
PHL-305 - Existentialism (3)
PHL-404 - (3)
PHL-495 - Independent Study (1 - 4)
9
Total 33 credits

PHILOSOPHY MINOR

Course Credits
Any two (2) of the following:
PHL-215 – Ethics (3)
PHL-217 - Critical Reasoning (3)
PHL-218 - Formal Logic (3)
PHL-301 - Metaphysics (3)
PHL-401 - Epistemology (3)
PHL-411 - Philosophy Seminar (3)
PHL-412 – Philosophy Seminar (3)
6
Any four (4) electives from the discipline,
including PHL-495 - Independent Study (1 - 4)
12
Total Philosophy Minor 18 credits