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Philosophy, BA

Offered in: CHICAGO

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Ten courses are required for the major in philosophy. These courses include three core courses, six elective courses, and a senior research project. The senior research project is an independent study on a topic chosen by the student after consultation with the faculty. One year of a foreign language is strongly recommended.

Grades of C or higher must be earned in all philosophy courses and supporting courses to be counted toward fulfillment of the major. Transfer students must complete at least 12 semester hours at Roosevelt University. For all majors, at least nine semester hours must be completed at the 300 level. Students majoring in philosophy should check their requirements for graduation with an advisor soon after deciding to major in philosophy. Notification of candidacy for graduation should be given during the advisement period preceding the last semester before graduation.

  PHIL 201 Introduction to Philosophy .....3
  PHIL 210 Logic .....3
  PHIL 230 Ethics .....3
  PHIL 399 Senior Research Project .....3
  18 semester hours with at least 9 semester hours at the 300 level. .....18