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Philosophy Secondary Emphasis

There is also a defined course of study for the addition of Philosophy as a Secondary Emphasis to supplement a student's POE in another program. In order to qualify for this secondary emphasis, a student must complete 18 credit hours in philosophy (5 or 6 philosophy courses). More specific, among these 18 credits must be:

At least TWO advance philosophy courses from:

Course Number Title Credits Dist. Skills
PL 304 Existentialism
4
H
CW
PL 305 Modern Philosophy
4
H
CA, CW
PL 308 Hegel to Nietzsche
4
H
PL 310 Contemporary Political Philosophy
4
H,S
CW
PL 312 Twentieth Century Philosophy
4
H
PL 318 Knowledge, Truth and Skepticism
4
H
PL 321 Philosophy of Language & Communication
4
H
PL 335 Advanced Ethical Theories
4
H
PL 340 Philosophy of Art
3
H, F

ONE logic course from:

Course Number Title Credits Dist. Skills
PL 105 Introduction to Logic
3
H
PL 208 Symbolic Logic
3
H, N

At least ONE course from the list of history of philosophy courses:

Course Number Title Credits Dist. Skills
PL 205 Ancient Philosophy
4
H
PL 305 Modern Philosophy
4
H
CA
PL 308 From Hegel to Nietzsche
4
H
 
PL 312 Twentieth Century Philosophy
4
H
 

Notes:
(a) There are currently TWO philosophy courses (PL 245 - Chinese Philosophy, PL 305 - Modern Philosophy) with CA designations which can fulfill the CA requirement. Any of these courses may double count to fulfill both secondary emphasis in Philosophy and Cultural Analysis requirements. That means if you take any one of these courses as your CA course, it will count as one philosopy course.

(b) Also, a course could double count to fulfill multiple requirements, such as PL 305 counts as an advance philosophy course AND a history of philosophy course (it also count as your CA course).

More Information

Philosophy web site