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2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy and Religious Studies, B.S.


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Philosophy and Religious Studies Major


 

All department majors must complete the requirements for at least one of the two concentrations offered by the department.

Philosophy Concentration


All requirements for students in this concentration are outlined below. Among the requirements are 27 semester hours of required philosophy and religious studies courses and 6 hours of program-specific electives.

Core Curriculum Requirements (43-45 credits)


In College Core B , all majors in programs in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences are required to pass a second course in Social and Behavioral Sciences; i.e., CHBS majors cannot fulfill College Core B requirements with a Health and Wellness course.

Required Courses (27 hours)

Area Requirements (15 hours)

Area A: History of Philosophy – Two of the following:

Area C: Knowledge and Reality – One of the following:

Additional Upper Division Philosophy and Religious Studies Courses

Six additional semester hours from any 300- or 400-level PHIL or RELN.

B.A./B.S. Requirements (6-12 Credits)


See requirements below.

Electives

Students should consult with their academic advisors in selecting elective courses to complete 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Total Credits Needed for Degree 120


Religious Studies Concentration


All requirements for students in this concentration are outlined below. Among the requirements are 27 semester hours of required philosophy and religious studies courses and 6 hours of program-specific electives.

Core Curriculum Requirements (43-45 credits)


In College Core B , all majors in programs in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences are required to pass a second course in Social and Behavioral Sciences; i.e., CHBS majors cannot fulfill College Core B requirements with a Health and Wellness course.

Required Courses (27 hours)

Area Requirements (15 hours)

Capstone (3 hours)

Additional Upper Division Philosophy and Religious Studies Courses

Six additional semester hours from any 300- or 400-level PHIL or RELN.

B.A./B.S. Requirements (6-12 Credits)


See requirements below.

Electives

Students should consult with their academic advisors in selecting elective courses to complete 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Total Credits Required for Degree 120


B.S. Requirements (6-8 credits)


Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree in philosophy and religious studies can choose to take six to eight hours beyond the Core Curriculum requirements in courses from the following departments: Mathematics and Statistics, Information Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, and Anthropological Science. Or, they can elect to take six to eight hours of 300-400 level courses in one of the following disciplines: For the Philosophy Concentration: Art, English, History or Political Science. For the Religious Studies Concentration: English, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology.

Graduation Requirements


To graduate with a major or minor in Philosophy and Religious Studies, a student must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher in all courses taken with a PHIL or RELN prefix.

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