Academic Calendar 2023-2024

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

PHIL[----]-A or [----]PHIL-A (where [----] is a second subject of study)

Subject: Administered by the Department of Philosophy.
Plan: Consists of 42.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, in combination with a Joint Honours Plan 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.1

Note: Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2022-2023 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
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
PHIL at the 400- or 500-level
B. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Culture, Identity and Self
PHIL at the 300-level or above
Science, Technology and Society
C. Complete 9.00 units from the following:9.00
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 Courses 178.00
Total Units120.00

3. Notes

A. A student considering a Major or Joint Honours in Philosophy is strongly urged to take either PHIL 111 or PHIL 115 to fulfill 1.A.

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

C. 3.00 credits at the 100-level can be substituted toward fulfilling Option 2.C., conditional on the student having taken 9.00 units of Philosophy at the 100-level before obtaining second year standing.

D. 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, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.