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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy Major, B.A.

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The major in Philosophy emphasizes and reinforces general skills, both critical and creative, that will serve as a basis for further studies, in a field such as law or public policy, or professional careers, including management and government. The departmental publication Philosophy at MSU Denver contains further particulars, including information about the course distribution areas referenced below. Undergraduates preparing for graduate study in philosophy should plan their academic program in close consultation with a department advisor.

A letter grade of “C-” or better is necessary in each of the required core courses. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Required Core Courses

Area One: Language and Logic

Capstone Course:

Subtotal: 15 credits

Additional Distribution Requirements

Area Three: Knowledge and Reality

Choose one of the following courses:

Area Five: Diverse Perspectives

Choose one of the following courses:

Subtotal: 12 credits

Additional Philosophy Electives

Select three additional philosophy electives (of which one may be lower division).

Subtotal: 9 credits

Total: 36 credits

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