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Typical Sequence of Courses

B.A. in Philosophy (129 credits)

The following represents only one possible sequence in which philosophy majors may take coursework.

Freshman Year (credits)

PHL 14 Introduction to Critical Reasoning (3)
PHL 25 History of Ancient Philosophy (3)
COLL 101 College 101 (1)
Core requirements (12)
Free electives

Sophomore Year (credits)

PHI 26 History of Modern Philosophy (3)
PHI 31 Philosophy of the 19th Century: Hegel to Nietzsche (3)
PHI 16 Aesthetics and the Philosophy of the Arts (3)
Or PHI 18 Social and Political Philosophy (3)
Or PHI 46 Moral Philosophy (3)
Core requirements (14)
Free electives

Junior Year (credits)

PHI 32 Philosophy of the 20th Century (3)
Or PHI 43 Knowledge and Truth (3)
Or PHI 44 Metaphysics (3)
Core requirements (12)
Free electives

Senior Year (credits)

PHI 81 The Great Philosophers I (3)
Or PHI 82 The Great Philosophers II (3)
Two philosophy electives (6)
Free electives