Aug 19, 2022  
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Philosophy Major


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Requirements


Core Requirements


Five core coures, three (3) credits each, are required for completion of the major. - 15 credits total

Moral, Social or Political Philosophy Area Concentration


Select one 300-level course, three (3) credits, from the following list:

History of Philosophy Area Concentration


Select one 300-level course, three (3) credits, from the following list:

Metaphysics and Epistemology Area Concentration


Select one 300-level course, three (3) credits, from the following list:

Philosophy Electives


Two philosophy courses, three (3) credits each, in any area at any level. - 6 credits total

Total Credits: 33


General Education Departmental Requirements


Students majoring in Philosophy will meet their departmentally-determined General Education requirements as follows:

Area E: Satisfied by coursework required of all philosophy majors

Area I, Tier II: Satisfied by a 200 or 300-level course carrying a W designation. Students are required to submit a sample paper from this course, demonstrating advanced word-processing skills and web-based research, to the Chair of the Philosophy Department during the semester preceding graduation.

Area W, Tier II: Satisfied by a 300-level philosophy course that carries a W designation.

Area O: Satisfied by a course from the approved list of O designated courses.

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