Philosophy of Law / Bachelor of Arts

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 36

Degree Requirements

 Program: BA-PLAW-4

I. Core Courses (21)

PHIL-11000Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL-19000Introduction to Critical Thinking

3

PHIL-30100Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

3

PHIL-31000Philosophy of Law

3

PHIL-33000Ethics

3

PHIL-37000Modern Philosophy

3

PHIL-41100Philosophy of Law Capstone

3

II. Choose three Philosophy electives. (9)

PHIL-22500Philosophical Issues in Race and Gender

3

-OR

PHIL-38500Contemporary European Philosophy

3

PHIL-30500Philosophy of God

3

-OR

PHIL-39600Metaphysics and Epistemology

3

PHIL-35000Political Philosophy

3

-OR

PHIL-35500Philosophy of Rights

3

PHIL-30700Reasoning and Standardized Test-Taking

3

III. Choose two additional Philosophy electives. (6)

IV. Advanced Writing Requirement

The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of:
PHIL-41100Philosophy of Law Capstone

3

V. Oral Defense

Majors are required to present their final paper, written to fulfill requirements for PHIL 41100 Philosophy of Law Capstone, for oral defense to a capstone committee.  At a minimum, this committee must include all full-time and half-time Philosophy faculty.  Other faculty may, at the student's discretion, be invited to serve as additional committee members.