The Major

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A major in philosophy requires nine philosophy courses, one course in each of three (3) of these four areas:  (a) History of Philosophy, (b) Metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, (c) Philosophy of Science and Logic, and (d) Value Theory.  No more than three (3) of the nine may be courses numbered 199 and below. The specific courses that fall in to these different areas are listed below.

History of philosophy:

All courses with a ‘1’ or a ‘2’ as the middle digit; for example 110, 210, 220.

Metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language:

All courses with a ‘3’ or ‘4’ as the middle digit; for example, 134, 230, 340.

Logic and philosophy of science:

All courses with a ‘5’ as the middle digit; for example, 150, 355.

Value theory:

All courses with a ‘6’, ‘7’ or ‘8’ as the middle digit; for example, 160, 275, 380.