Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Philosophy – Major (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

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Subject:  Administered by the Department of Philosophy.
Plan:  Consists of 60.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units (114.0 units for students admitted prior to September 2017), will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.

1. Core
A. PHIL at the 100 level6.00
B. Complete the following:
PHIL 250Epistemology and Metaphysics6.00
PHIL 257Ethics6.00
C. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Ancient Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
Investigations in the History of Philosophy
Introduction to Kant
Continental Philosophy, 1900-1960
Continental Philosophy 1960-present
D. Complete the following:
PHIL 260Philosophy of Logic and Language3.00
2. Option
A. PHIL at the 400 or 500 level6.00
B. Select 15.00 units from the following:15.00
PHIL at the 300 level or above
Culture, Identity and Self
Science, Technology and Society
C. Select 15.00 units from the following:15.00
PHIL at the 200 level or above
Ancient Science
Culture, Identity and Self
Introduction to the Study of Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Science, Technology and Society
Elective Courses60.00
Total Units120.00

3. Notes

A. A student considering a Major or Medial in Philosophy is strongly urged to take either PHIL 111 What is Philosophy? or PHIL 115 Fundamental Questions to fulfill requirement 1.A.

B. A student may register in a 500-level Directed Special Studies course, with permission of the Undergraduate Chair, to fulfill requirement 2.A.

C. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.