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The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy consists of 30 hours of specialized courses which you will take in addition to meeting the general education requirements. The coursework includes 18 hours of required core courses, a total of two certificates of emphasis, and an additional elective course.
As a student of Philosophy on campus, you will have the great opportunity to study important historical figures and theories, test your critical thinking, evaluation, and reasoning skills, and take part in important and dynamic discussion while face to face with both your teacher and peers.
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6 Courses, 18 Hours
1 Course, 3 Hours
*Indicates course is available to take online through Virtual College classes.
Completing the core courses earns a Certificate in General Philosophy. In addition, the student must earn a Certificate of Emphasis in either Moral or Political Philosophy or Philosophy of Religion.
To earn a Certificate of Emphasis in one of the following areas the student must complete a minimum of 3 of the courses listed in that area for a total of 9 credit hours. Certificates are usually awarded at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Reception in May. There is no degree notation for certificates.
Certificate in General Philosophy
Certificate in Moral and Political Philosophy
Certificate in Philosophy of Religion
To get started on applying to FHSU, follow the link on the right. If you are a current student and have any questions, please contact your advisor.
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