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Distribution Requirements List

Students majoring in Philosophy must earn a total of eight credits, exclusive of senior work and complete at least:

One course in Logic: PHIL 12 - Logic

and

Two credits in history:

Of these 2 credits, at least 1 must be in either (A)ncient or (M)odern (17th and 18th century) Philosophy

PHIL 13 - Modern (M)
PHIL 15 - Special Topics: Kant (M)
PHIL 20 - Plato (A)
PHIL 30 - Buddhist Philosophy
PHIL 32 - Analytic
PHIL 38 - Origins of Indic Thought*
PHIL 39 - Existentialism*
PHIL 42 - Descartes (M)
PHIL 49 - Marx, Nietzsche and Freud*
PHIL 69 - Phenomenology*
PHIL 79 - Post Structuralism*
PHIL 102 - Ancient Philosophy (A)
PHIL 103 - Selected Modern Philosophers (M)
PHIL 114 - 19th Century Philosophy
PHIL 135 - Topics in Indian Philosophy*
PHIL 139 - PEP*

and

Two credits in at least one course covering one or more of the following areas:

Advanced Logic, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

PHIL 18 - Philosophy of Science
PHIL 23 - Metaphysics
PHIL 24 - Theory of Knowledge
PHIL 25 - Philosophy of Mathematics
PHIL 26 - Language & Meaning
PHIL 28 - Philosophy of Language
PHIL 29 - Philosophy of Nature
PHIL 31 - Advanced Logic
PHIL 39 - Existentialism*
PHIL 40 - Semantics
PHIL 44 - Epistemology without Borders
PHIL 69 - Phenomenology*
PHIL 79 - Post Structuralism*
PHIL 86 - Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 89 - Philosophy & Science Fiction
PHIL 104 - Topics in Metaphysics
PHIL 113 - Topics in Epistemology
PHIL 116 - Language and Meaning
PHIL 118 - Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 119 - Philosophy of Science
PHIL 125 - Philosophy of Mathematics
PHIL 135 - Topics in Indian Philosophy•
PHIL 139 - PEP*

and

Two credits in at least one course covering one or more of the following areas:

Moral Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Feminism, Aesthetics

PHIL 11 - Moral Philosophy
PHIL 14 - Comparative Literature
PHIL 16 - Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 17 - Aesthetics
PHIL 19 - Philosophy of Literature
PHIL 21 - Social & Political Philosophy
PHIL 27 - Ethics & Technology
PHIL 29 - Philosophy of Modern Music
PHIL 30 - Buddhist Philosophy
PHIL 35 - Environmental Ethics
PHIL 37 - Contemporary Political Philosophy
PHIL 38 - Origins of Indic Thought*
PHIL 39 - Existentialism*
PHIL 41 - Peace & Political Philosophy
PHIL 45 - Futures in Feminism
PHIL 49 - Marx, Nietzsche and Freud*
PHIL 51 - Human Rights
PHIL 52 - Bioethics
PHIL 55 - Philosophy of Law
PHIL 61 - Phil of Race & Gender
PHIL 69 - Phenomenology*
PHIL 71 - Ethics & Economics
PHIL 79 - Post Structuralism*
PHIL 101 - Moral Philosophy
PHIL 106 - Aesthetics and Theory of Criticism
PHIL 121 - Social & Political Philosophy
PHIL 135 - Topics in Indian Philosophy*
PHIL 139 - PEP*
PHIL 155 - Philosophy of Law

With the exception of Logic (PHIL 12) - Introductory level courses and First Year seminars (PHIL 1 - 10) do not count toward the distribution requirements.    Distribution requirements can be taken pass/fall (C/NC).   But, students cannot use a pass/fail (C/NC) course/seminar as an honors preparation.

*Not all courses are listed and some courses fall into more than one category (38, 39, 49, 69, 79, 135, 139)

Students should speak to the department chair about any courses that may fall into more than one category or any that are not listed.