B.A. in Philosophy

Degree Requirements and Courses

Program Requirements: A minimum of 41 units 

  • PHIL 205 - Formal Logic I
  • PHIL 300- Academic and Professional Pathways
  • PHIL 303- Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 320-GWAR- Philosophical Analysis
  • PHIL 321- Being and Knowing
  • PHIL 450- Ethics
  • PHIL 696- Directed Reading: Learning Outcomes

One course from the following: 

  • PHIL 301- Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 302- Medieval Philosophy 
  • PHIL 410- Topics in the History of Philosophy*
  • PHIL 516- Islamic Political Philosophy 

Two courses from the following list: 

  • PHIL 304- Ethics Bowl 
  • PHIL 330- Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 335- Law and Society
  • PHIL 373- Ethics of Migration and Membership 
  • PHIL 378- Philosophy of Criminal Law
  • PHIL 380- Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 383 - Ethics in Medicine
  • PHIL 384- Philosophy of Research Ethics
  • PHIL 395- Ethical Issues in Science and Technology 
  • PHIL 430- Topics in Contemporary Philosophy
  • PHIL 435- Human Rights in Global Perspective
  • PHIL 436- Islamic Political Philosophy 
  • PHIL 451- Feminist Moral Issues
  • PHIL 460- Philosophy of Art
  • PHIL 470- Environmental Ethics 
  • PHIL 494- Philosophy and Personal Development

 

Two courses from the following list:

At least one course must NOT be a GE*

  • PHIL 350- Philosophy of Science*
  • PHIL 351- Philosophy of Risk*
  • PHIL 604- Metaphysics
  • PHIL 610- Theory of Knowledge
  • PHIL 620- Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL 621- Minds, Brains and Computers
  • PHIL 630- Philosophy of Language 

Choose 9 upper division units (300 level and above).