Department of Philosophy

Major

Any 3000- and 4000-level PHIL class now carry prerequisites. All 3000-level classes require prior completion of 3 hours at the 1000- level. All 4000-level classes require prior completion of 6 hours a the 3000-level.

Advisors: Arata Hamawaki and Guy Rohrbaugh

interested in Law or Religion: Kelly Jolley

Philosophy Major:

Requirements for majors

Philosophy major requires 33 hours (excluding PHIL 4920) with no more than 3 hours at the 1000 level, no more than 3 hours at the 2000 level, and at least 6 hours at the 4000 level (excluding PHIL 4920).

Part I: Logic (3 hrs)

       PHIL 3110, Symbolic Logic

Part II: History of Philosophy (6 hrs)
       PHIL 3330, Ancient Philosophy
       PHIL 3400, Medieval Philosophy
       PHIL 3340, History of Early Modern Philosophy
       PHIL 3350, History of Late Modern and Pre-analytic Philosophy
       PHIL 3360, History of Early Analytic Philosophy
       PHIL 3740, Existentialism
 
Part III: Topics in Philosophy (12 hrs)
       PHIL 2970 and every 3000 level course not in Part I or Part II.
 
Philosophy Senior Seminar (6 hrs)
       PHIL 4970 (can be repeated)
 
Electives (6 hrs)
       Any 2000-4000 level classes.
 
 

Interested in Law? - concentration in Philosophy of Law:

3110 Symbolic Logic
3340 Early Modern Philosophy
            Plus one other history of philosophy course
3640 Philosophy of Law
3600 Political Philosophy
            Plus other (necessary or elective) courses
4970 Any two courses (plus electives)
Suggested Non-Philosophy Courses:
            History 3600 Private Lives and Public Places
            English 4189 Rhetorical Theory and Practice
            Political Science offers various courses on law, legislation, etc.
 

Interested in Religion? - concentration in Philosophy of Religion:

3110 Symbolic Logic
3400 Medieval Philosophy
            Plus one other history of philosophy course
3300 Philosophy of Religion
            Plus other (necessary or elective) courses
                        Suggested: 3100 Ethics, 3500 Epistemology, 3700 Metaphysics
4970 Any two courses (plus electives)
Suggested Non-Philosophy Courses:
            History 3040 American Religious History
            History 3310 Europe in the Middle Ages    
 

Curriculum in Philosophy Map

Philosophy Course Listing: AU Bulletin

Religion Course Listing: AU Bulletin

Last Updated: August 24, 2020