Effective Fall 2016

Students are required to receive at least a C- (1.670) in each Philosophy course required for the major or minor in Philosophy. The minimum scholastic average acceptable for graduation is 2.000 computed only for courses attempted at CSU.

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
Arts and Humanities3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Historical Perspectives3D3
Mathematics1B3
Social and Behavioral Sciences3C3
PHIL*** Lower-Division Philosophy Elective1 3
Electives 6
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
PHIL 205Introduction to Ethics 3
PHIL 210Introduction to Formal Logic 3
PHIL*** Philosophy Elective 3
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B3
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Electives 13
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
PHIL 300Ancient Greek Philosophy4A3
PHIL 30117th and 18th Century European Philosophy4A3
Select one course from the following: 3
World Philosophies (GT-AH3)3E 
Islam: Cosmology and Practice  
Philosophies of East Asia  
Feminist Philosophies  
Topics in Asian Philosophy  
Islamic Philosophy  
PHIL*** Upper-Division Philosophy Elective2 3
Electives 18
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
PHIL 462Capstone Seminar4B,4C3
Select one course from the following: 3
Philosophy of Language  
Philosophy of Natural Science  
Epistemology  
Metaphysics  
Philosophy of Mind  
PHIL*** Upper-Division Philosophy Electives3 6
Electives4 16
 Total Credits 28
 Program Total Credits: 120
1

No more than 6 PHIL credits at the 100-level may be applied toward the major.

2

 At least 18 PHIL credits must be at the 300-level or above.

3

 At least 6 PHIL credits must be at the 400-level.

4

Select enough elective credits to bring the program total to 120, of which at least 42 must be Upper-Division (300- to 400-level).

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:

Students are required to receive at least a C- (1.670) in each Philosophy course required for the major or minor in Philosophy. The minimum scholastic average acceptable for graduation is 2.000 computed only for courses attempted at CSU.

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
PHIL*** Lower-Division Philosophy ElectiveX  3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
Mathematics X1B3
Social and Behavioral Sciences  3C3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Arts and HumanitiesX 3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Electives   6
CO 150 and AUCC 1B (MATH) must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   16
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PHIL 205Introduction to EthicsX  3
PHIL*** Philosophy ElectiveX  3
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
Electives   6
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PHIL 210Introduction to Formal LogicX  3
Advanced WritingX 23
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Electives   7
 Total Credits   16
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PHIL 300Ancient Greek PhilosophyX 4A3
Select one course from the following:   3
World Philosophies (GT-AH3)  3E 
Islam: Cosmology and Practice    
Philosophies of East Asia    
Feminist Philosophies    
Topics in Asian Philosophy    
Islamic Philosophy    
PHIL*** Upper-Division Philosophy Elective   3
Electives   6
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PHIL 30117th and 18th Century European PhilosophyX 4A3
Electives   12
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:X  3
Philosophy of Language    
Philosophy of Natural Science    
Epistemology    
Metaphysics    
Philosophy of Mind    
PHIL*** Philosophy Upper-Division ElectiveX  3
Electives   8
 Total Credits   14
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PHIL 462Capstone SeminarX 4B,4C3
PHIL*** Philosophy Upper-Division ElectiveX  3
ElectivesX  8
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   14
 Program Total Credits:   120