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Philosophy, BS

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This major is administered by the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies .

Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate of the Philosophy Program, you will be able to:  

  1. Demonstrate an ability to read closely and write effectively about texts or cultural artifacts that reflect on perennial questions concerning the human condition
  2. Engage a variety of ideas and worldviews through active investigation of the lives, ideas, beliefs or values of persons meaningfully different than oneself
  3. Identify, analyze, and explain central components, concepts, and content of the major intellectual traditions in Western Philosophy or World Religions
  4. Demonstrate critical thinking by examining and evaluating philosophical arguments and the truth claims that rest on them

Consists of a minimum of 36 credits.

Electives, 9 credits

Take at least 9 additional credits in philosophy.

Bachelor of Science in Philosophy

Take at least 9 credits total from the GEP Social Science and Natural Science categories.

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