Dec 12, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Philosophy B.A.

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View information for the Department of Philosophy and Modern Languages , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.

View the degree program Roadmap, which provide recommended advising maps to complete the degree program. Please consult your academic advisor as you develop your academic plan.


1. Complete University General Education requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

(51 units minimum)

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2. Complete the following prerequisites to the major:

(9 units)

3. Complete the major of at least 24 upper-division units (including no more than two GE/F2 courses)

The Major

Track 1, General

(24 units, not more than two GE/F2 courses)

Track 2, Graduate School

(30 units, no more than one GE/F2 course)

Complete the above requirements (but with no more than one GE/F2 course), along with the following two courses (6 units).

4. Senior Paper Requirement:

In addition to completing course requirements for the BA degree, each student must submit a capstone paper that conforms to established department criteria. Guidelines and criteria are available from the department chair.

5. Honors in the Major:

(+3 units)

Senior Thesis satisfies Senior Paper requirement

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