Major in Philosophy

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BA with a Major in Philosophy (.pdf)

BA with a Major in Philosophy

Note: The order of semesters and summer terms has been changed from the print version to accommodate the one-column format of HTML publishing. A conventional Four-Year Plan is available in the .pdf file.

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 1310, College Writing I 3

MATH 1100, College Algebra4 3

PHIL 1050, Introduction to Philosophy, or PHIL 1070, Introduction to Great Religions, or PHIL 1400, Introduction to Contemporary Moral Issues 3

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

CSCI1 3

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 2210, World Literature I 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 186512 3

PHIL 3110, Epistemology, or PHIL 4400, Metaphysics 3

Natural Science9 4

Oral Communication2 3

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
LANG 2040, Foreign Language (intermediate)3 3

PHIL 3330, Modern Philosophy 3

Elective (advanced)15, 16 3

Laboratory Science (choice)9 4

Philosophy Elective 3

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
PHIL 3250, Philosophy of Natural Science, or PHIL 3260, Philosophy of Social and Behavioral Science, or PHIL 4600, Phenomenology 3

Elective (advanced)15, 16 3

Elective (advanced)15, 16 3

Elective (advanced)16 4

Philosophy Elective (advanced) 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values19 3

Total 19

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 1320, College Writing II 3

MATH 1600, College Math with Calculus5 5

PHIL 2050, Introduction to Logic14 3

PSCI 1050, American Government 3

Elective16 3

Total 17

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

HIST 2620, United States History Since 186512 3

PHIL 3310, Ancient Philosophy 3

Physical Science9 4

Wellness11 2-3

Total 15-16

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
LANG 2050, Foreign Language (intermediate)3 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Elective (advanced)15, 16 3

Philosophy Elective 3

Visual and Performing Arts7 3

Total 15

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

PHIL 4970, Capstone Seminar (advanced) 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Elective (advanced)15, 16 3

Elective (advanced)15, 16 3

Total 15

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. Some courses may require prerequisites not listed. See Arts and Sciences folding key (#2) after page 208 for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Philosophy (24 advanced): 30

Minor (6 advanced): 18

Core:

Computer Science 3

Oral Communication 3

English 12

History 6

Political Science 6

Economics 3

Laboratory Science 12

Mathematics 5

Wellness 2

Visual and Performing Arts 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values 6

Philosophy (included above) 3

Foreign Language: 6

Free electives: 10

Note:

42 hours must be advanced.

24 of the last 30 hours must be taken at UNT.

Supplemental Information for BA with a Major in Philosophy

The major requires completion of 30 hours in philosophy composed of a 15-hour core (PHIL 2050 or 3300, 3310, 3330, 3110 or 4400, and 3250 or 3260 or 4600) and an additional 12 hours of philosophy electives to be selected with and approved by the undergraduate adviser, and a Capstone Seminar (PHIL 4970) to be taken in the senior year.

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