- Program Prerequisite: Not required.
- Minor: Required
- Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses counted toward fulfilling the major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable) and an overall GPA of 2.00.
- Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; 40 upper division credit hours are required (courses numbered 3000 and above). Philosophy majors are required to take 36 credit hours within the major, of which at least 27 must be upper division.
- Program Code: 7011BA
- CIPC: 380101
All Philosophy students are required to meet with a faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. Call 801-626-6694 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
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Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). There are no special admission or application requirements.
Core and General Education
Refer to Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Arts requirements. See Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA listed under the major course requirements. One of the following courses may be used to fulfill both general education (humanities) and program requirements: PHIL 1000 , PHIL 1250 , PHIL 1120 .
Students majoring or minoring in Philosophy who transfer from another institution and who intend to graduate from WSU will be required to take, in the case of the minor, at least one class in PHIL, and in the case of the major, at least two classes in PHIL, including Senior Capstone Seminar.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Historical Knowledge
- Topical Knowledge
- Critical Thinking
- Reading Comprehension
- Writing Skills