Philosophy Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 150) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 101) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Ethics (PHIL 180) 3 credits
Spirituality and the Intellectual Life (PHIL 277) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

History of Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval (PHIL 311) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement (BIBL 215/315 or RELI 215) 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding and Landing (CPAS 216) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

Thinking Well: Logic and Life (PHIL 250) 3 credits
Philosophy Colloquium (PHIL 214) 1 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Elective 4 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Contemporary Philosophers or Contemporary Problems (PHIL 415 or PHIL 435) 3 credits
Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Elective 10 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Philosophy Colloquium (PHIL 314) 1 credits
History of Philosophy: Modern and Postmodern (PHIL 312) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Suggested Elective: Navigating College to Career (CPAS 318) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Philosophy Capstone (PHIL 490) 3 credits
Philosophy Colloquium (PHIL 414) 1 credits
Elective 12 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Some PHIL classes are offered on alternating years. Please contact your Faculty Advisor to better understand when specific classes may be offered during a given academic year.

PHIL 311 and PHIL 312 can be taken in either order.