Undergraduate Major, Minor, and Honors Programs
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A candidate for the regular major in Philosophy must complete a minimum of nine (9) courses in Philosophy, including the following courses or selections from course groups:
NOTE: Rather than taking a 2000- or 3000-level course in satisfying the Theory of Value Requirement or the Philosophical Problems Requirement, one may take a 5000-level course from the same group instead; however, the student should consult the instructor before doing so. Courses taken at the 5000-level which are used to satisfy any of the other requirements may also be used to satisfy the "three 5000-level courses"-requirement, though the nine course minimum must still be met.
Admission to the honors program in Philosophy is determined on the basis of the student's overall record. The student will normally be required to have:
To remain in the Philosophy Honors Program, the student must maintain a B or better average in philosophy courses.
Honors Requirements: To receive an Honors Degree in Philosophy, the candidate must:
At graduation, the overall honor point average must be at least 3.3. If at any point, the student fails to maintain Honors standards, his or her credits will automatically be counted towards the regular major in Philosophy.
You might also wish to consult the University's Honors Program's web site.
A candidate for a minor in Philosophy must complete a minimum of five (5) courses in Philosophy, including the following courses or selections from course groups:
NOTE: Courses taken in compliance with requirement (4) may be used to satisfy any of requirements (1), (2), (3), or (5), though the five course minimum must still be met. Students wishing to do this must consult with the instructor.
For questions concerning the Undergraduate Major, Minor, or Honors Programs, please contact the Department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Josh Wilburn, at his office at 5057 Woodward, Room #12002.23, by phone at (313)-577-6103, or by email at email@example.com
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