Philosophy As A Second Major

Sample Program Requirements

Sample Second Major with Humanities First Major

The following list presents a set of philosophy courses that could form a philosophy major of interest to a humanities major. The number of courses listed is larger than that needed for a philosophy major (10). Moreover, a smaller set (6) may be used toward a beneficial minor in philosophy.

Phl 111 - Valid Reasoning I
Phl 205 - Ethics I
Phl 305 - Ethics II
Phl 220 - Theory of Knowledge
Phl 313 - Philosophy of Language
Phl 471 - Philosophy of Mind
Phl 235 - History of Ancient Philosophy
Phl 236 - History of Modern Philosophy
Phl 314 - Existentialism
Phl 324 - Aesthetics
Phl 348 - Philosophy and Feminism
Phl 450 - Current Topics in Philosophy Seminar

Sample Second Major with Computer Science, Math or Natural Science First Major

The following list presents a set of philosophy courses that could form a philosophy major of interest to a computer science, math or natural science major. The number of courses listed is larger than that needed for a philosophy major (10). Moreover, a smaller set (6) may be used toward a beneficial minor in philosophy.
Phl 111 - Valid Reasoning I
Phl 310 - Valid Reasoning II
Phl 311 - Valid Reasoning III
Phl 205 - Ethics I
Phl 305 - Ethics II
Phl 220 - Theory of Knowledge
Phl 313 - Philosophy of Language
Phl 321 - Philosophy of Science
Phl 370 - Metaphysics
Phl 471 - Philosophy of Mind
Phl 295 - History of Western Science
Phl 296 - and Technology I and II
Phl 450 - Current topics in Philosophy Seminar

Sample Second Major with Social and Behavioral Sciences First Major

The following list presents a set of philosophy courses that could form a philosophy major of interest to a social and behavioral sciences major. The number of courses listed is larger than that needed for a philosophy major (10). Moreover, a smaller set(6) may be used toward a beneficial minor in philosophy.
Phl 111 - Valid Reasoning I
Phl 235 - History of Ancient Philosophy
Phl 236 - History of Modern Philosophy
Phl 205 - Ethics I
Phl 305 - Ethics II
Phl 220 - Theory of Knowledge
Phl 313 - Philosophy of Language
Phl 322 - Philosophy of Social Science
Phl 365 - Phenomenology
Phl 471 - Philosophy of Mind
Phl 348 - Philosophy and Feminism
Phl 363 - Philosophy of Marxism
Phl 442 - Social Philosophy
Phl 450 - Current Topics in Philosophy Seminar

Sample Second Major with Public Justice or Pre-Law First Major

The following list presents a set of philosophy courses that could form a philosophy major of interest to a public justice or Pre-Law major. The number of courses listed is larger than that needed for a philosophy major (10). Moreover, a smaller set (6) may be used toward a beneficial minor in philosophy.
Phl 111 - Valid Reasoning I
Phl 205 - Ethics I
Phl 305 - Ethics II
Phl 220 - Theory of Knowledge
Phl 313 - Philosophy of Language
Phl 322 - Philosophy of Social Science
Phl 443 - Philosophy of Law
Phl 471 - Philosophy of Mind
Phl 348 - Philosophy and Feminism
Phl 363 - Philosophy of Marxism
Phl 442 - Social Philosophy
Phl 450 - Current Topics in Philosophy Seminar