B.A. in Philosophy

College of Arts and Humanities
 
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Language and Culture Requirement
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202) or demonstrating language proficiency through the elementary II (102) level of a language and further acquiring a cultural foundation. 3-15
Majors Requirements 1
PHI 190Logic 13
PHI 270History of Ancient Philosophy 13
PHI 272History of Modern Philosophy 13
PHI 355Political Philosophy3
PHI 412Ethical Theories3
PHI 499Philosophical Concepts and Systems3
Choose one of the following philosophy courses:3
Philosophies and Religions of India
Philosophies and Religions of the Far East
Feminist Theory
Must have 30 Philosophy credit hours. Take an additional 12 credit hours. 12
Electives
Select 27-42 semester hours27-42
Total Minimum Credits Required120
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Lower-level core courses must be passed with a grade of C or better.

 

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
PHI 190Logic3
PHI 270History of Ancient Philosophy3
MAT 1XX3
Gen Ed Distributive 3
 Credits15
Semester Two
WRT 2___3
PHI 272History of Modern Philosophy3
Major Elective #13
Gen Ed Distributive 3
Gen Ed Distributive 3
 Credits15
Year Two
Semester Three
Major Elective #23
Gen Ed Distributive 3
Gen Ed Distributive 3
Gen Ed Distributive 3
Free Elective/Second Major/Minor 3
 Credits15
Semester Four
Major Elective #33
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
PHI 355Political Philosophy3
Diversity (J) Course3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Semester Six
Major Elective - Diversity (choose from one of the following courses)3
Philosophies and Religions of India 
Philosophies and Religions of the Far East 
Feminist Theory 
Interdisciplinary (I) Course3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
PHI 412Ethical Theories3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
PHI 499Philosophical Concepts and Systems3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive or Free Elective 3
 Credits15