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DISCIPLINE COVER SHEET #2

SEMESTER

CURRICULUM CHANGES

FORM B

(2/00)

 

FORM B: DISCIPLINE OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS

(Submit to Division Chair)

 

Note: All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.

 

 

Discipline:

Philosophy

Date

9/6/02

 

See instructions given in separate document.

 

   I.     Introductory Statement:

This discipline is in the Division of the Humanities.The philosophy program provides an environment in which students receive rich,

well-rounded instruction in philosophy, whose pursuit is essential to a liberal arts education.

 

  II.     Objectives:

The philosophy program is designed to offer students the opportunity to study systematically the works of significant figures in philosophy; investigate the fundamental problems and systems of thought that frame philosophical inquiry; develop the ability to think and write critically and effectively; and cultivate the logical, analytical, and conversational skills necessary for stimulating and fruitful philosophical inquiry.

 

  III.     Assessment:

 

 

IV.     Requirements for a Major:

include one from:

Phil 1111—Philosophical Skills

Phil 2101—Introduction to Symbolic Logic

any one from:

Phil 1101—Introduction to Philosophy

Phil 1121—Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

Phil 2111—Introductory Ethics

Phil 2131—Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

Phil 2141—Introduction to Analytic Feminism

Phil 2150—Variable Introductory Topics in Philosophy

any two from:

Phil 3121—Political Philosophy

Phil 3131—Philosophy of Law

Phil 4100—Variable Topics in Moral Issues and Theories

Phil 4111—Ethical Theory

any two from:

Phil 3101—Metaphysics

Phil 3141—The Theory of Knowledge

Phil 4121—Philosophy of Language

Phil 4130—Variable Topics in Contemporary Issues in Philosophy

any two from:

Phil 3151—History of Ancient Philosophy

Phil 3161—History of Medieval Philosophy

Phil 3171—History of Modern Philosophy

Phil 4000—Variable Topics in the History of Philosophy

 

One 4000 level course, other than Phil 4901, that may also be used to fulfill some other requirement for the major.

 

Phil 4901---Senior Philosophical Defense

 

    

  V.     Requirements for a Minor:

include one from:

Phil 1111—Philosophical Skills

Phil 2101—Introduction to Symbolic Logic

any one from:

Phil 1101—Introduction to Philosophy

Phil 1121—Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

Phil 2111—Introductory Ethics

Phil 2131—Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

Phil 2141—Introduction to Analytic Feminism

Phil 2150—Variable Introductory Topics in Philosophy

any one from:

Phil 3121—Political Philosophy

Phil 3131—Philosophy of Law

Phil 4100—Variable Topics in Moral Issues and Theories

Phil 4111—Ethical Theory

any one from:

Phil 3101—Metaphysics

Phil 3141—The Theory of Knowledge

Phil 4121—Philosophy of Language

Phil 4130—Variable Topics in Contemporary Issues in Philosophy

any one from:

Phil 3151—History of Ancient Philosophy

Phil 3161—History of Medieval Philosophy

Phil 3171—History of Modern Philosophy

Phil 4000—Variable Topics in the History of Philosophy

VI.     Requirements for Teacher Preparation:

 

 

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