Skip to Navigation
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

Philosophy, B.A.


Return to Academic Programs (alphabetic) Return to: Academic Programs (alphabetic)

Degree Requirements


A Major in Philosophy leading to a B.A. degree consists of a minimum of 33 credit hours in philosophy, at least 18 of which are earned at UNC Charlotte with a grade of C or above, with no more than six hours below the 3000-level counting toward the major.  Majors are strongly encouraged (but not required) to take the Senior Seminar, a capstone course, in one of their last three semesters. 

General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)


For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program 

Foreign Language Courses (3-4 credit hours)


Students majoring in philosophy must complete either a 2000-level course in a foreign language  that uses the Latin alphabet (French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc.) or a 1202-level course in a foreign language  that is not written in the Latin alphabet (Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Russian, etc.), or demonstrate proficiency at that level.  Intermediate American Sign Language is also accepted.  Non-native speakers of English may complete the foreign language requirement by passing UWRT 1101  and UWRT 1102  or the equivalent.

Foundation Course (3 credit hours)


Select one of the following:

Major Courses (30 credit hours)


Logic Courses (3 credit hours)


Note:

PHIL 1105 - Critical Thinking  is not required, but strongly recommended.

History/Genealogy Courses (9 credit hours)


Ethics/Aesthetics Courses (6 credit hours)


Knowledge/Language Courses (6 credit hours)


Identity/Society Courses (6 credit hours)


Unrestricted Elective Courses


As needed.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours


Grade Requirements


A GPA of 2.5 is required for all philosophy courses applied to the major. 

Honors Program


For details about the Honors Program in Philosophy, visit the program page .

Suggested Curriculum


For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.  Consultation with an advisor is required.

Return to Academic Programs (alphabetic) Return to: Academic Programs (alphabetic)