Academic Catalog

Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 38.0101

Summary Checklist for General Education

Element 1
A: Written Communication3
B: Written Communication3
C: Oral Communication3
Element 2
Quantitative Reasoning3
Element 3
A: Arts3
B: Humanities3
Element 4
Natural Sciences6
Element 5
A: Historical Science3
B: Social Behaviorial Science3
Element 6
Diversity of Perspectives Experiences6
Total Hours36

Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.


University Graduation Requirements
General Education36
Student Success Seminar
ASO 100Student Success Seminar (waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)1
Writing Intensive Course (Hrs. incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives category)
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
ACCT – Philosophy majors will fulfill ACCT the following. (Credit hours may be incorporated into Major or Supporting requirements.)
Senior Project
Major Requirements
Core Courses
PHI 101Logic and Critical Reasoning3-4
or PHI 101R Logic and Critical Reasoning (Supported)
PHI 110Beginning Philosophy3
PHI 130Beginning Ethics3
or PHI 130S Beginning Ethics
PHI 240Philosophy of Religion3
PHI 300Greek and Roman Philosophy3
PHI 320Modern Philosophy3
Choose from one of the following:3
Technology and Values
Animal Ethics
Health and Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Ethics
PHI 499Senior Project3
Choose from six hours of PHI courses6
Choose from six hours of PHI or REL courses6
Free Electives
Choose from 47 hours of free electives47
Total Hours120-121