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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Philosophy and Religion BA


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Degree Requirements


General Education Program 40 Hours

 

See the General Education Program for further information about the GEP.

 
Freshman Experience 1 Hour
Senior Seminar 3 Hours
   
Credit Hours Required in the Major 36 Hours
General Electives 40 Hours
   
Total Hours Required

120 Hours

   

General Education Program


Philosophy and Religion majors are permitted to count 9 hours from the following courses, which are required for the major, toward satisfying GEP requirements.  This would result in three of these four GEP categories being satisfied.

Engaged Citizenry PHIL 3360 Political Philosophy
Ethics PHIL 2320 Ethics in Public and Private Life
Global Perspectives RELI 3300 Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Historical Inquiry PHIL 2200 Introduction to Philosophy, or
PHIL 2284 Asian Philosophy, or
RELI 2230 History of Christian Thought

Credit Hours Required in the Major (33 Credit Hours)


Required Courses


Religious Texts (3 Credit Hours)


These courses introduce students to the content of major religious texts as well as some of the major theories and schools regarding their proper interpretation.  Choose one from among the following. 3 credit hours.

Major Electives (3 Credit Hours)


Student may choose any course from the following to complete the requirements for the major. 3 credit hours.

Special Notes


All Philosophy and Religion students must earn a “C’ or higher in all required courses for the major.

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