Students studying philosophy develop a balanced mix of conceptual creativity and high-level critical thinking, writing, and problem-solving skills.
B.A. PHILOSOPHY MAJOR
Through Valpo’s philosophy major, students examine issues fundamental to all fields of inquiry — in dialogue with the great thinkers of both Western and non-Western civilizations.
The department recommends specific plans of study for those preparing for entrance into law school, seminary, or graduate study in philosophy. Majors who are preparing for graduate study in philosophy are advised to complete a minimum of 36 credit hours of philosophy
|One course from the following options
|PHIL 275||Ancient and Medieval Philosophy||3 credits|
|PHIL 280||Modern Philosophy||3 credits|
|One course from the following options:
|PHIL 401||Comprehensive Exam||1 credit|
|PHIL 425||Advanced Philosophical Topics||3 credits|
|PHIL 450||Philosophy Seminar||3 credits|
|PHIL 475||Advanced History of Philosophy||3 credits|
|One additional 100-level (or higher) Philosophy course||3 credits|
|One additional 200- or 300-level Philosophy course||3 credits|
|Two additional 300-level Philosophy courses||6 credits|