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Check Sheet


Any 100-level Philosophy course, or an FYS course taught by a Philosophy faculty member, is a pre-requisite for 200, 300, 400-level courses in the department. Each course can only be used to satisfy one of the major requirements

I. __________ One 100-level Philosophy course or an FYS taught by a Philosophy instructor

II.___________ Logic (PHIL 211) or Philosophical Methods (PHIL 212)

III. Three courses from the "texts in context" series including:

____________ One course in the history of traditions commonly taught in the US: PHIL 205, 206, 207, 208, 225

____________ One course in the history of traditions less commonly taught in the US: PHIL 215, 216, 240, 255, 355, 366 Great Philosophers: Zhuangzi or other designated courses

____________ One additional course from either category

IV.____________ One Ethics/Justice course form PHIL 105, 115, 125, 131, 150, 153, 219,

   222, 224, 226, 228, 230, 247, 338

V.____________ Two PHIL electives at the 300-level or above


VI.  One additional elective course 200-level or above, including PHIL 466, the Senior Thesis


VII. Senior Seminar - Philosophy 400


No more than two 100-level courses may be used to fulfill major requirements.

Revised 1/2023