Feb 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17) 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, Politics, Philosophy and Law Concentration, B.A.

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Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Credit Hours: 33+

In addition to completing the requirements for this major, students must also complete the degree requirements specified in the Academic Regulations  section of this catalog.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.

Required Courses


*PPLW 400  is required for students pursuing the Politics, Philosophy and Law Concentration.


*When topic is approved by the department chair to satisfy the subfield requirement.

Select an additional 21 credit hours in philosophy including:

  • 9 credit hours from PHIL 300-level or above;
  • plus an additional 3 credit hours from PHIL 200-level or above;
  • plus an additional 9 credit hours from PHIL 100-level or above for a total of 21 credit hours
  • at least one course from the “Value Theory Subfield” listed above.



*PHIL 240 Jewish Philosophy (3)  may not be taken for credit if credit has been received for JWST 240 .

**PHIL 255 Philosophy of Religion (3)  may not be taken for credit if credit has been received for RELS 255 .

***No more than six credit hours of PHIL 390 , PHIL 395 , PHIL 398 , PHIL 399 , or PHIL 499  may be taken to satisfy the minimum requirement of nine elective philosophy hours at or above the 300-level.

Politics, Philosophy, and Law Concentration (18 credit hours)

A concentration in Politics, Philosophy, and Law allows focused attention on theoretical issues related to the law. The concentration is jointly administered by the departments of Philosophy and Political Science.

Coursework Meeting Major Requirements Excluded from the Major GPA Calculation

None.  All courses that may apply toward completion of course requirements within the major apply toward the major GPA calculation.

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