2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy Major


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(33 credits)

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The philosophy major provides students with an awareness of critical thinking, an appreciation of ethical reasoning, and the power of logical analysis. Students will explore logic, the study of correct or valid reasoning, ethics, the study of morality and value, aesthetics, the study of the nature of beauty and art, epistemology, the study of knowledge; and metaphysics. The study of philosophy prepares students for continuing education in law, theology, the humanities, journalism, research, management, and a variety of graduate programs.

REQUIRED COURSES (24 credits)


Epistemology/Metaphysics/Philosophy of Science (3 credits)


One course selected from the following (3 credits)

Social and Political Philosophy (3 credits)


One course selected from the following (3 credits)

Ethics and Applied Philosophy (3 credits)


One course selected from the following (3 credits)

Electives (9 credits)


Three PHIL courses, at least one of which much be a 300-/400-level PHIL course; one elective course may be taken outside Philosophy with approval from the Philosophy Undergraduate Advisor.

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This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work.

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


    15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

 

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Indiana State University’s priority date for filing the FAFSA is April 15. Students must earn 30 credit hours each academic year in order to maximize financial aid from the state of Indiana. Details about how to apply for financial aid, eligibility criteria, and awarding rules are available online at https://www.indstate.edu/financial-aid/apply. Students may view their specific financial file by logging into the MyISU Portal at https://www.isuportal.indstate.edu

 

Program Description and Career Resources: https://www.indstate.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/philosophy

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