Philosophy BA Degree

Philosophy BA Degree (360000BA)

128 Total Credit Hours

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT - 42 CREDIT HOURS

A series of courses, required of all undergraduate students at the University of Akron, aimed at developing the ability to understand and express ideas effectively and to comprehend the processes involved in accurate thinking.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT – 14 CREDIT HOURS

Completion of the second year of a foreign language at the university level.

PHILOSOPHY REQUIREMENT - 30 CREDIT HOURS

Required Philosophy Courses
3600:101 Introduction to Philosophy (a) 3 credits
3600:120 Introduction to Ethics (a) 3 credits
3600:170 Introduction to Logic (a) 3 credits
3600:211 History of Ancient Philosophy (b) 3 credits
3600:312 History of Medieval Philosophy (c) 3 credits
3600:313 History of Modern Philosophy (b) 3 credits
Elective Philosophy Courses
Upper Level (300/400)Philosophy courses (a) 6 credits
Any Level Philosophy courses 6 credits

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES REQUIREMENT- 128 TOTAL CREDITS

Of the 128 total credits required to graduate, 47 MUST be earned at the 300/400 level.  These 47 upper level credits cannot include General Education or Workshop credits.

(a)  Course offered every semester.
(b)  Course offered every Fall semester.
(c)  Course offered every Spring semester.

Learn more about the Philosophy program.