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Undergraduate Catalog 
Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy, B.A.

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General: 120 minimum total hours, including 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence.

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)

Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit.

Core (35 hours)

See General Education Requirements.

Second Language Proficiency (0-9 hours)

Completion of 2000-level second language course or demonstrate equivalent proficiency.

Major (30 hours)


(12-29 hours-Typical minor requires 18 hours)

Completion of a minor or completion of an individually-designed secondary concentration (minimum of 15 hours, of which at least 9 must be upper-level). The secondary concentration is proposed by the student in writing to the student’s major advisor along with a statement of explanation. The advisor and the department chairperson will evaluate the proposal and must approve it before it can become official. The secondary concentration should be organized in a coherent fashion and could include courses from any relevant program outside of the student’s major program (note that some courses have prerequisites, co-requisites, or other restrictions).

Unrestricted General Electives

Remaining hours, if any, to reach 120 minimum total hours, 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and/or 30 hours in residence.

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