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Philosophy

Philosophy - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major:

30 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

21 semester hours

Suggested Sequencing of Major Courses Required for Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

PHIL 1312

3 hrs

 

Fine Arts course

3 hrs

MATH 1301 or higher

3 hrs

 

ECON course

3 hrs

HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

PSYC course

3 hrs

POLS 1311

3 hrs

 

HIST 1302

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

PHIL 2321

3 hrs

 

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

Natural Science w/lab

4 hrs

 

Foreign language

4 hrs

Foreign language

4 hrs

 

RLST course

3 hrs

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

 

SOCI course

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Natural science w/o lab

3 hrs

TOTAL

17 hrs

 

TOTAL

16 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

 

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

 

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

ELective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

ELective

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

 

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

 

PHIL Adv

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

TOTAL

18 hrs

 

TOTAL

18 hrs

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Students must orally present and defend a paper written on a philosophical topic. The specific topic must be accepted by a philosophy faculty memer.

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

One of the following:

CISS 1310

Current Concepts of Information and Computer Technology

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

Philosophy - Bachelor of Applied Studies

Available only to transfer students. This major must have an approved technical field (18-30 semester hours) completed at a community college prior to admission to OLLU. Degree map will be available upon admission to OLLU.

Minor in Philosophy

Total number of hours required in minor:

15 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in minor:

9 semester hours

Required courses in minor:

PHIL 2321 Introduction to Philosophy

Prerequisites to the required courses in the minor:

For PHIL 2321: ENGL 1313 & 1314

For all PHIL courses except PHIL 1312: PHIL 2321