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Philosophy & World Religions


Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs


Philosophy Major

The Philosophy major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours.

PHIL 1030 (650:045) Elementary Logic 3
PHIL 3500 (650:142) Ethics 3
PHIL 4010/5010 (650:150g) Knowledge and Reality 3
Select at least three of the following: 9-12
History of Philosophy: Ancient
History of Philosophy: Medieval
History of Philosophy: Renaissance through Enlightenment
History of Philosophy: Modern
Electives from the following: 9-12
Philosophy: The Art of Thinking
Money, Sex and Power: Theories of Race, Class and Gender
Philosophy of Art
Philosophy of Science
The Human Person
Society, Politics, and the Person
Philosophy of Religion
Phenomenology and Foucault
Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the "Overcoming" of Western Metaphysics
Philosophy of Language: Wittgenstein
Critical Perspectives on Gender
Additional electives in philosophy 6
Total hours 36


Philosophy Minor

PHIL 1020 (650:021) Philosophy: The Art of Thinking 3
Two courses in history of philosophy series 6
Electives in philosophy 12
Total Hours 21