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The Department of Humanities offers a major and minor in philosophy, as well as a joint major in both philosophy and religion. Students interested in the study of philosophy may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Major in Philosophy
Students who major in philosophy complete 27 semester hours in philosophy, 15 of which must be upper college. Philosophy majors earn the Bachelor of Arts degree.
The following courses are required:
Six hours from the following courses must also be completed:
Philosophy majors must also complete a 12-hour concentration selected from one discipline.
Combined Major in Philosophy & Religion
Students may choose to study philosophy and religion as a combined departmental major. The requirements for this combined departmental major are 30 semester hours (10 courses) of coursework in the department, including either PH 495 Senior Project in Philosophy or RE 450 Senior Project in Religion. At least 12 semester hours (four courses) must be taken in each subject, philosophy and religion. Close consultation with the student’s departmental advisor is required.
Minor in Philosophy
Students who wish to minor in philosophy must successfully complete 12 semester hours of course work, 3 of which must be at the upper-college level.
This program information has been taken from the College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.