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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2012-2013 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, B.A.


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy is suited to the needs of several groups of students: those seeking a broad and integrated liberal education; those preparing for law school; those interested in careers in government, education, publishing, theology, or the ministry; and those planning to do graduate work in philosophy with an aim of teaching at the college level.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy is 180 units, of which 62-82 are in the major depending on the option selected. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.

Requirements for the Major (62-82 units)


General Option (62 units)


A total of 62 quarter units in philosophy is required for the major with the General option.

Electives (16 units)


Select one from the following:

Additional Electives (20 units)


At least 12 units must be at the 400-level. Select courses with adviser approval.

Prelaw Option (82 units)


A total of 82 quarter units is required for the major with the Prelaw option, including 62 units in philosophy and 20 outside philosophy.

Electives in Philosophy (16 units)


Select two from following:

Additional Electives in Philosophy (20 units)


At least 12 units must be at the 400-level. Select courses with a dviser approval.

Additional Electives Outside Philosophy (20 units)


Select courses with adviser approval that supplement prelaw background.