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2013-2014

Philosophy (3600)

B.A. - Bachelor of Arts

Major: Social Sciences - Division/PPE (390004BA)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Year 1

Fall
3600:120 Introduction to Ethics3
3300:111 English Composition I3
Mathematics:Any4
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1014
Elective:Any1
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
3600:170 Introduction to Logic3
Oral Communication:Any3
Social Science:Any Set3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1024
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3700:201 Intro to Political Research3
3250:244 Introduction Economic Analysis3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
Natural Science:Any Set4
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2013
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
3700:303 Intro to Political Thought3
Humanities:Any Set3
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set4
Upper Level Elective:3600: Philosophy3
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2023
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3250:410 Intermediate Microeconomics3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:PPE Elective3
Elective:Any3
Elective:Any2
Upper Level Elective:3700: Political Science3
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
3250:400 Intermediate Macroeconomics3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:PPE Elective3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300//4002
Upper Level Elective:3700: Political Science3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
3600:464 Philosophy of Science3
Elective:Any4
Elective:PPE Elective3
Upper Level Elective:3250: Economics3
Upper Level Elective:3700: Political Science3
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:3250: Economics3
Upper Level Elective:3600: Philosophy3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
3600:421 Philosophy of Law may be substituted for 3600:464 Philosophy of Science.
Classes don't have to be taken all in one department. It is recommended, however that they be taken at the 300/400 level. **3600:120 Intro to Ethics also fulfills one course in the General Education Humanities requirement, and 3250:244 Intro to Economic Analysis fulfills one course in the General Education Social Science requirement.
7700:101, 102, 201, 202 and 222 may be substituted for Modern Languages: Any 35xx courses.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 03-19-2013