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  • This page outlines requirements for the degree in Philosophy (BA Philosophy). Students can also study this subject as a minor.

    Requirements for the BA in Philosophy - Updated for 2020-2021

    Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor and your Student Success advisor. Learn more and track your progress in the Detailed Degree Requirements and Anthropology Requirements Worksheets below.

    Introductory courses:

    • LPHI 2010 Philosophy 1: Ancient (3-4 credits)
    • LPHI 2020 Philosophy 2: Modern (3-4 credits)

    Other required courses:

    • 1 LPHI elective (3-4 credits)
    • 1 LPHI elective or 2 tutorials (6-8 credits)
    • 3 3000-level or higher LPHI electives (9-12 credits)
    • 4 LPHI electives or cross-listed elective/non-Philosophy elective by approval (12-16 credits)

    Senior Capstone:

    • Choose one:
      • Graduate-level Philosophy course
      • LPHI 4990 Individual Independent Senior Project
      • LPHI 4995 Collaborative Independent Project

    Total credits: 36-48

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