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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, BA


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Program Requirements


The required course of study in Philosophy consists of the basic curriculum and either the standard Philosophy major or the Philosophy major with a Law, Liberty and Justice Emphasis Area. Philosophy majors must meet the requirements of the School of Humanities plus complete HIST 1720  and HIST 1730  and 12 hours of 3000-4000-level coursework in one of the following areas: humanities (other than philosophy), math, science, or social science. Some courses may meet more than one requirement. All Philosophy majors must take PHIL 3990  in the junior year. Preparation of the portfolio should begin as soon as the major is declared. Specific requirements include the following:

Pre-law and Pre-medicine students majoring in Philosophy should consult the departmental advisor for help in tailoring the program to their needs.

Standard Philosophy Major


Law, Liberty and Justice Emphasis Area


Freshman Year


First Semester


Credit Hours: 16

Second Semester


  • HIST 1730 - The West and the World II 3 Credits
  • Modern Language Requirement 3 Credits 1
  • Mathematics or Natural Science Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Oral Communication Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Social Science Requirement 3 Credits 2
Credit Hours: 15

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • Cross-Cultural Awareness Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Science and Technology in Society Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Major Requirement 3 Credits 3
  • Minor Requirement 3 Credits 4
  • Elective 3 Credits
Credit Hours: 15

Second Semester


  • Arts and Humanities (Literature) Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Major Requirement 6 Credits 3
  • Minor Requirement 3 Credits 4
  • Elective 3 Credits
Credit Hours: 15

Junior Year


First Semester


  • Advanced Area Requirement 6 Credits 5
  • Major Requirement 6 Credits 3
  • Minor Requirement 3 Credits 4
Credit Hours: 15

Second Semester


Credit Hours: 17

Senior Year


First Semester


  • Advanced Area Requirement 6 Credits 5
  • Major Requirement 3 Credits 3
  • Minor Requirement 3 Credits 4
Credit Hours: 12

Second Semester


  • Major Requirement 6 Credits 3
  • Elective 9 Credits
Credit Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 120


1 Students must complete through 2020 in any modern language. See Modern Languages Requirement   at Clemson University statement.

2 See General Education Requirements .

3 See major requirements in program description above.

4 See Minors .

5 Select 12 credits from  AVS 4140 , AVS 4240 AVS 4800 , CE 4820 , or any 3000- or 4000-level course in AAH, AAS, ANTH, ASL, ASTR, BCHM, BIOL (except BIOL 3510 , BIOL 3530 , BIOL 4510 , BIOL 4660  or BIOL 4740 ), CH, CHIN, COMM, ENGL, FR, GEN, GEOG, GEOL, GER, GW, HIST, HUM, ITAL, JAPN, LANG, MATH, MICR, MUSC, PAS, PHYS, POSC, PSYC, REL, RS, RUSS, SOC, SPAN, THEA or WS

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