Philosophy

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 150) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Ethics (PHIL 180) 3 credits
Spirituality and the Intellectual Life (PHIL 277) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Introduction to Communication 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Ancient and Medieval Phiosophy or Modern and Postmodern Philosophy (PHIL 311 or 312) 3 credits
History of Theology and Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

Thinking Well: Logic and Life (PHIL 250) 3 credits
Specialization Track Course 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirements 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Career Mapping and Industry Awareness (GEED 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Specialization Track Course 3 credits
Christianity and Culture (LIBA 400) 2 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Philosophy Capstone (PHIL 490) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

In addition to PHIL 490, at least one PHIL course must be 400 level.