Philosophy & Religion Curriculum Maps

Your map to the philosophy and religion degrees.

Bachelor of Arts

In addition to meeting the institutional undergraduate degree requirements, majors in the program are required to earn a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours of credit in philosophy and religion courses. The Philosophy major requires 21 hours in philosophy and nine (9) hours in religion. The Religion major requires 21 hours in religion and nine (9) hours in philosophy. No grade below “C” will be accepted in any major course

Bachelor of Science in Philosophy and Religion

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy and Religion is the same as the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts except that the student does not take hours in a language and must make up the twelve (12) semester hours by taking those hours as free electives to replace the 12-hour foreign language requirement. All students are urged to earn the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Requirements for a Minor

A minor may be earned in Philosophy and Religion with the completion of eighteen (18) semester hours. Courses should be chosen in consultation with the program faculty.

Fall 2018 (and beyond) Requirements

The curriculum presents the requirements for students who first enrolled in Fall 2018 or later. In addition to the requirements specified below, these students must complete the civics literacy requirement . Students who enrolled prior to Fall 2018 are under the requirements in effect when they enrolled.

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion

FRESHMAN YEAR 29 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

ENC 1101, ENC 1102 Freshman Communication Skills I & II*

6

Mathematics Courses (see GENED course list)

6

Philosophy or Religion Courses

6

Social Science Elective (see GENED course list)

3

SPN 1120 and 1121 Elementary Spanish (with labs) or

 

FRE 1120 and 1121 Elementary French (with labs)**

8

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR 31 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Natural Science Course (see GENED course list)

3

Natural Science Course (see GENED course list)

3

Philosophy or Religion Courses

6

FRE or SPN 2220 Intermediate French or Spanish (with lab)**

4

AMH 2091 African American History or AFA course

3

Humanities Electives

6

GENED Electives (see GENED course list)

3

Social Science Elective (see GENED course list)

3

 

JUNIOR YEAR 30 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Free Electives

12

Philosophy or Religion Courses

9

Courses in Minor

9

 

SENIOR YEAR 30 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Religion Courses

9

Courses in Minor

9

Electives

12

* ENC 1121, ENC 1122 Honors Freshman Composition I & II can be substituted for these classes.

** A student earning the Bachelor of Science degree replaces the language classes with elective classes.

Curriculum Guide: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

FRESHMAN YEAR 29 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

ENC 1101, ENC 1102 Freshman Communication Skills I & II*

6

Mathematics Courses (see GENED course list)

6

Philosophy Courses

6

Social Science Elective (see GENED course list)

3

SPN 1120 and 1121 Elementary Spanish (with labs) or

 

FRE 1120 and 1121 Elementary French (with labs)**

8

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR 31 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Natural Science Course (see GENED course list)

3

Natural Science Course (see GENED course list)

3

Philosophy Courses

6

FRE or SPN 2220 Intermediate French or Spanish (with lab)**

4

AMH 2091 African American History or AFA course

3

Humanities Electives

6

GENED Electives (see GENED course list)

3

Social Science Elective (see GENED course list)

3

 

JUNIOR YEAR 30 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Free Electives

12

Philosophy Courses

9

Courses in Minor

9

 

SENIOR YEAR 30 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Religion Courses

9

Courses in Minor

9

Electives

12

 

* ENC 1121, ENC 1122 Honors Freshman Composition I & II can be substituted for these classes.

** A student earning the Bachelor of Science degree replaces the language classes with elective classes.

Bachelor of Arts in Religion

FRESHMAN YEAR 29 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

ENC 1101, ENC 1102 Freshman Communication Skills I & II*

6

Mathematics Courses (see GENED course list)

6

Religion Courses

6

Social Science Elective (see GENED course list)

3

SPN 1120 and 1121 Elementary Spanish (with labs) or

 

FRE 1120 and 1121 Elementary French (with labs)**

8

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR 31 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Natural Science Course (see GENED course list)

3

Natural Science Course (see GENED course list)

3

Religion Courses

6

FRE or SPN 2220 Intermediate French or Spanish (with lab)**

4

AMH 2091 African American History or AFA course

3

Humanities Electives

6

GENED Electives (see GENED course list)

3

Social Science Elective (see GENED course list)

3

 

JUNIOR YEAR 30 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Free Electives

12

Religion Courses

9

Courses in Minor

9

 

SENIOR YEAR 30 hours

Course Number & Name

Credit Hours

Philosophy Courses

9

Courses in Minor

9

Electives

12

* ENC 1121, ENC 1122 Honors Freshman Composition I & II can be substituted for these classes.

** A student earning the Bachelor of Science degree replaces the language classes with elective classes.