Jun 10, 2023  
Catalogue 2021-2022 
Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy Major

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Required Units

Total number of units required for major, excluding any required Intensive(s): 10

Required Intensive units, if any: 1.5

Total units required: 11.5

Distributional Content Area Units Required


  • Three 300-level seminars, at least two of which must be differently numbered
  • Any 200-level or 300-level Philosophy course


  • 1.5 units of Intensives which may include PHIL 390 -PHIL 391 Senior Thesis  
  • Students who choose to write a thesis must participate in a proseminar that will run throughout the fall semester, and into the first half of the spring semester of the senior year

NRO Policy

After the declaration of major, no required philosophy courses may be elected NRO.


Independent Work (PHIL-298 or PHIL-399) and Community-Engaged Learning (PHIL-290) do not count as credits toward the Philosophy major.

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