Academic Calendar 2022-2023

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


Subject:  Administered by the Department of Philosophy.
Plan:  Consists of 60.00 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units (114.00 units for students admitted prior to September 2017), will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2021-2022 Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
PHIL at the 100-level or above
B. Complete the following:
PHIL 250Epistemology and Metaphysics6.00
PHIL 257Ethics6.00
C. Complete 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 260Introduction to Logic3.00
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
PHIL at the 400- or 500-level
B. Complete 15.00 units from the following:15.00
Culture, Identity and Self
PHIL at the 300-level or above
Science, Technology and Society
C. Complete 15.00 units from the following:15.00
Ancient Science
Culture, Identity and Self
PHIL at the 200-level or above
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 or PHIL 115 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 6.00 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.