Sep 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, BA

Program Code: 101A
CIP Code: 38.0101

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Language Requirements (6-12 Hours)

Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.

Major Requirements (36 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. No more than 46 semester hours of Philosophy courses may be counted toward the BA Degree.

Choose One Capstone Experience

Students who wish to substitute HON 4010  for PHL 4700  must choose a Philosophy faculty member as Director of their University Honors Thesis in HON 4010 .

Stream Philosophy Requirements (9 Hours)

Philosophy Electives (12 Hours Required)

Only one 1000-level course may be used. At least one additional 4000-level course must be selected if PHL 4000  or PHL 4300  not used in Stream Philosophy Requirements.

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

  • Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Electives (13-22 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)