Dec 06, 2019  
Semester Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Semester Catalog 2019-2020

Philosophy, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy is suited to the needs of many groups of students including: those seeking a broad and integrated liberal education; those preparing for law school; those interested in careers in business, government, education, publishing, or theology, and those planning to do graduate work in philosophy with an aim of teaching at the college level.  In general, an education in philosophy helps students develop the analytic and communication skills and capacity for independent thinking necessary to succeed at almost any career.

This program offers two options:

General Option (39 units)

Pre-Law Option (48 units)

Requirements for the Major (39-48 units)


The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy is 120 units, of which 39-48 are in the major, depending on the option selected.

Core Courses for the major (24 units)


Lower Division Required Core (3 units)


Upper Division Required Core (21 units)


History Requirement I:


Select one from the following:

Metaphysics/Epistemology Requirement I:


Select one from the following:

Metaphysics/Epistemology Requirement II:


Select one from the following that has not been used to satisfy M&E Requirement I.

General Option (6 units)


Pre-Law Option (15 units)


Upper Division (3 units)


Values Requirement II: Select one from the following that was not taken to satisfy Values Requirement I:

Select three Upper Division courses outside of PHIL with advisor approval (9 units)


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