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Philosophy - B.A. Program Requirements

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011 Roadmap.

Type Legend:DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive 

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

I.
DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)   
Type    Course    Title    Credits   
US    10097    Destination Kent State: First Year Experience    1   
II.
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (42 credits)  Courses count in major GPA    
Type    Course    Title    Credits   
KHU
DG    PHIL    11001    Introduction to Philosophy    3   
KAD
11009    Principles of Thinking    3   
KHU
DG      21001    Introduction to Ethics    3   
KHU
DG      21020    Comparative Religious Thought I    3   
KMC

21002

31045    Introduction to Formal Logic (3)
or
Formal Logic (3)    3   
3/4xxxx    PHIL Elective (minimum 9 credit hours must be at the 40000 level)    15   
Choose from the following: History of  Philosophy elective*    12   
WIC    PHIL    31001    Ancient Greek Philosophy (3)     
WIC      31002    Medieval Philosophy (3)     
WIC      31003    Continental Rationalism (3)     
WIC      31004    British Empiricism (3)     
WIC      31005    German Critical Philosophy (3)     
WIC      31006    19th-Century Philosophy (3)     
WIC      31010    20th-Century Philosophy (3)     
WIC      31020    American Philosophy (3)     
III.     ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (78 credits)     
Type    Course    Title    Credits   
Foreign Language    14-16   
Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories)    3   
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory)    9-10   
Kent Core Composition    6-8   
Kent Core Fine Arts
3   
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning    0-5   
Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines)    9   
General Electives (minimum 19 upper-division credit hours)    34   
MINIMUM TOTAL     121   

*One course must be earned with a minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

To fulfill the domestic diversity requirement, students must take one diversity course that is a not a PHIL course.

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