Philosophy Major and Minor Requirements

Requirements for a Major: 36 units
Required Philosophy Major Core: 20 units

 

PHI 006 or PHI 006H

Philosophical Perspectives (4)

(Augustinian Scholars may substitute IS-010H)

 

PHI 108

Formal Logic (4)

 

PHI 195

Senior Seminar (4)

Two of the following four courses:

 

PHI 103

Ancient Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 105

Medieval Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 106

Modern Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 107

19th and 20th Century Philosophy (4)

RECOMMENDATION: Philosophy majors take PHI 108, and two of the four history of philosophy courses (103, 105, 106, and 107) early on, preferably before taking additional upper-division courses.

Elective Courses: 16 units (at least 12 units must be upper division Philosophy courses).

Requirements for a Minor: 20 units

Completion of 20 units of Philosophy, which may include IS 010H (for Augustinian Scholars) and must include at least 12 units of upper-division Philosophy coursework.

Lower-Division Courses Descriptions

 

PHI 006

Philosophical Perspectives (4)

 

PHI 006H

Philosophical Perspectives: Honors (4)

 

PHI 012

Critical Reasoning and Logic (4)

 

PHI 015

Intellectual Virtue and Civil Discourse (4)

Upper-Division Course Descriptions

 

PHI 103

Ancient Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 104

Ethics (4)

 

PHI 105

Medieval Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 106

Modern Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 107

19th and 20th Century Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 108

Formal Logic (4)

 

PHI 113

Contemporary Moral Problems (4)

 

PHI 130/ RS 130

Philosophical Theology (4)

  PHI 131/ ART 131 Theory & Criticism in the Arts (4)

 

PHI 133

Political and Legal Philosophy (4)

 

PHI 135

Philosophy of Language (4)

 

PHI 137

Justice and Public Policy (4)

 

PHI 149/ HIS 149

Philosophy of History (4)

 

PHI 150

Topics in Philosophy (2,4)

 

PHI 163/ RS 163

Philosophy of Religion (4)

 

PHI 170

Epistemology (4)

 

PHI 175

Metaphysics (4)

 

PHI 189

Aesthetics (4)

 

PHI 195

Senior Seminar (4)