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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
Oakland University
  Jan 16, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, B.A.

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Requirements for the liberal arts major in philosophy, B.A. program

To earn the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in philosophy, a student must complete a minimum of 44 credits in philosophy. Only courses in which the student has earned a grade of at least 2.0 may be counted toward the philosophy major. At least 20 credits in Philosophy must be taken at Oakland University. Students must complete the following requirements:

1. One course in logic chosen from

2. Two courses in history of Western philosophy

5. At least 24 credits in PHL courses must be at the 300 level or above.

6. Capstone course


A student may substitute other courses for any of the above with the permission of the department chairperson. Students planning to apply for graduate work in philosophy should meet with a faculty member to discuss additional appropriate coursework.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree, or a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Studies degree, may complete a philosophy minor as part of their coursework.

Students using this catalog to meet philosophy major requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying requirements #3 and 4 above and published in a later catalog.

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