University Catalog

Philosophy

Interim Chairperson: Paul Neiman
Address: 365 Centennial Hall
Phone: 320.308.2234
Email: philosophy@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/philosophy

BA in Philosophy (39 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Majors and minors must complete all required philosophy courses and those taken as electives in the program with a grade of "C-" or better to qualify for graduation.
  • Students may substitute HONS courses as electives with permission of adviser.

Program Requirements

21 credits:  PHIL 251, PHIL 252, PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303, PHIL 304, PHIL 451.

Electives

Select 18 credits at the 200-400 level: (At least 6 credits must be at the 300 level and at least 6 additional credits at the 300 or 400 level.) PHIL 211, PHIL 212PHIL 213, PHIL 221, PHIL 222, PHIL 251, PHIL 252, PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303, PHIL 304, PHIL 321, PHIL 322, PHIL 323PHIL 324, PHIL 325, PHIL 326, PHIL 411, PHIL 451, PHIL 481, PHIL 482, PHIL 484.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing PHIL 451 with a grade of "C" or better.


BA in Philosophy - Interdisciplinary (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • These majors require either one year in a single foreign language OR a minor.
  • Students may substitute HONS courses as electives with permission of adviser.

Program Requirements

21 credits:  PHIL 251, PHIL 252, PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303, PHIL 304, PHIL 451.

Electives

Select 15 credits: PHIL 211, PHIL 212, PHIL 213, PHIL 221, PHIL 222, PHIL 251, PHIL 252, PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303, PHIL 304, PHIL 321, PHIL 322, PHIL 323PHIL 324, PHIL 325, PHIL 326, PHIL 411, PHIL 451, PHIL 481, PHIL 482, PHIL 484; up to four non-philosophy courses may be substituted.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing PHIL 451 with a grade of "C" or better.


Minor in Philosophy Interdisciplinary (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Students may substitute HONS courses as electives with permission of adviser.

Program Requirements

9 credits: PHIL 251 or PHIL 252; two of PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303 or PHIL 304.

Electives

Select 9 credits:  PHIL 211, PHIL 212PHIL 213, PHIL 221, PHIL 222, PHIL 251, PHIL 252, PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303, PHIL 304, PHIL 321, PHIL 322, PHIL 323PHIL 324, PHIL 325, PHIL 326, PHIL 411, PHIL 451, PHIL 481, PHIL 482, PHIL 484; up to two non-philosophy courses may be substituted.

Minor in Philosophy (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Students may substitute HONS courses as electives with permission of adviser.

Program Requirements

12 credits: PHIL 251 or PHIL 252, three of PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303, PHIL 304.

Electives

Select 6 additional credits at the 200-400 level: (At least 3 credits required at either the 300 or 400 level.) PHIL 211, PHIL 212PHIL 213, PHIL 221, PHIL 222, PHIL 251, PHIL 252, PHIL 301, PHIL 302, PHIL 303 PHIL 304, PHIL 321, PHIL 322, PHIL 323PHIL 324, PHIL 325, PHIL 326, PHIL 411, PHIL 451, PHIL 481, PHIL 482, PHIL 484.

Minor in Ethics (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

(6 cr.): PHIL 212, PHIL 301

Electives

(12 cr.): four additional courses selected from: PHIL 211, PHIL 213, PHIL 322, PHIL 481, PHIL 482, PHIL 484. PHIL 411 and PHIL 451 may be substituted with adviser approval.

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