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PHILOSOPHY

PROGRAMS
General Philosophy
Honours Philosophy
Combined Honours Programs
Minor in Philosophy
Major and Minor Concentrations - Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science - Philosophy

Additional Information:
Philosophy Program Regulations
GENERAL UNDERGRADUATE REGULATIONS


General Philosophy

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: thirty.
(a) twelve Philosophy courses, at least 9 of which must be at the 200-level or above, including: 34-110;34-221, 34-273 and 34-276;one of 34-470, 34-471, 34-472, 34-473; one additional 300-level or above Philosophy course with '7' as middle digit; one Philosophy course with ‘5’ as the middle digit; one 200 of 34-260, 34-261, 34-262; four additional Philosophy courses, at least two of which are at the 300-level or above.
(b) two courses from Social Sciences;
(c) two courses from Languages or Science;
(d) two courses from any area of study, excluding Arts.
(e) 01-150, 01-151;
(f) four courses from any area of study, including Philosophy;
(g) six other courses from any area of study, excluding Philosophy.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirement (a) and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Honours Philosophy

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty.
(a) twenty Philosophy courses, at least 18 of which must be at the 200-level or above, including: 34-110; 34-221; one of 34-250 or 34-254; 34-273 and 34-276; one 300-level Philosophy course with ‘5’ as the middle digit; 34-376 and 34-477; one of 34-470 or 34-471; one of 34-472 or 34-473; one additional 300-level or above Philosophy course with ‘7’ as a middle digit; two of 34-260, 34-261, 34-262, 34-360, or 34-352; 34-491; six additional Philosophy courses, at least three of which are at the 300-level or above.
(b) two courses from Social Sciences;
(c) two courses from Languages or Science;
(d) two courses from any area of study, excluding Arts.
(e) 01-150, 01-151;
(f) four other courses from any area of study, including Philosophy;
(g) eight other courses from any area of study, excluding Philosophy.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirement (a) and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Combined Honours Philosophy Programs
A student may combine Philosophy with any other area of study that also permits Combined Honours Programs.

Program Regulation:
Students in combined programs must complete all courses used to calculate the major average for both subject areas, and 01-150 and 01-151. They must also complete the degree requirements, in the order presented to a total of forty courses. Example: If the total course requirements add up to 43 once the requirements for the second subject area are included, the degree requirements are to be completed in the order presented, until the student reaches a total of 40 courses.

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty.
(a) sixteen Philosophy courses, at least 14 of which must be at the 200-level or above, and including: 34-110; 34-221; one of 34-250 or 34-254;one additional Philosophy course with ‘5' as the middle digit; 34-273; 34-276; 34-472 or 34-473; 34-470 or 34-471; one additional 300-level or above Philosophy course with ‘7’ as the middle digit; one of 34-260, 34-261, or 34-262; 34-491; any five additional Philosophy courses, at least two of which are at the 300-level or above.
(b) Course requirements-Other subject: courses used to calculate the major average in the other subject area, as prescribed by that area of study.
(c) 01-150, 01-151;
(d) two courses from Social Sciences;
(e) two courses from Languages or Science;
(f) two courses from any area of study, excluding Arts.
(g) additional courses from any area of study to a total of forty courses.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Minor in Philosophy

Required: six Philosophy courses, including 34-110, with no more than two at the 100-level, and at least one at the 300-level or above.

Major and Minor Concentrations - Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science (IAS)

Major Concentration:
(a) 34-110;
(b) at least one of 34-254, 34-255, or 34-257;
(c) 34-273;
(d) 34-276;
(e) at least one of 34-470, 34-471,34-472 or 34-473;
(f) one of 34-260, 34-261, 34-262;
(g) three additional 200-level or above Philosophy courses;
(h) two additional 300-level or above Philosophy courses;
(i) 34-491

Minor Concentration: six Philosophy courses, including 34-110 and at least one Philosophy course at the 300-level or above. No more than two Philosophy courses at the 100-level.


PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM REGULATIONS

Academic Advising: All students majoring in Philosophy or intending to declare a Minor in Philosophy will be assigned an academic advisor. Students should plan their programs in consultation with their advisors prior to course selection each term. Students planning to take a Philosophy course as an option are welcome to consult the instructor.

Either 34-110 or 34-112 is a good introduction to Philosophy in general.

AREAS OF STUDY
Most philosophy courses are intended for students majoring in other subjects who desire a well-rounded liberal arts education, as well as for philosophy majors. Students who might want to take more than one philosophy course are advised to check the prerequisites of courses numbered in the 200s and 300s. 34-110 or 34-112 are good introductions to philosophy in general.

PHILOSOPHY: COURSES