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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy, B.A.


Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies  
615-898-2907
Ron Bombardi, program coordinator
Ron.Bombardi@mtsu.edu

Courses for the B.A. in Philosophy are intended to acquaint students with philosophical methods, systems, and problems, as well as supply a philosophical background for graduate study in philosophy or related areas.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Philosophy, B.A., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Science categories.

The following General Education course is recommended for this major:

  • PHIL 1030 (Hum/FA)

Major Requirements (30 hours)


The Philosophy major requires a 2.00 GPA.

Foreign Language Requirement (6 hours)


Students must complete 2010 and 2020 or any 6 hours above the 2000 level in a foreign language or otherwise demonstrate competency in a foreign language.

Minor (15-18 credit hours)


Electives (25-28 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Philosophy, B.A.


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


  • PHIL electives 6 credit hours
  • Minor electives 12 credit hours
  • General electives 12 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 28 Hours