Curriculum Guides

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.
Three Year Accelerated Option
For first time students who have earned credits for at least the first year of courses. Credits can be earned through qualifying scores on appropriate Advanced Placement (AP) exams or through Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) courses. Credits for qualifying AP scores or PSEOP courses are determined by the appropriate academic department. Departments may assign varied course credit, depending on the student’s score on an AP exam or PSEOP course. Students may also receive credit by examination or via placement tests, where appropriate.

Guide Updated: 03-19-2013