Major in Philosophy

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 60% average in the 36 credits presented for the Major in Philosophy.

Students must complete 36 credits in the Major as follows:
PHIL 1116 or PHIL 1117 Introduction to Western Philosophy or Values and the Human Condition 3 cr.
PHIL 2306 The Pre-Socratics and Plato 3 cr.
PHIL 2307 Aristotle and the Schools 3 cr.
PHIL 2506 Thinking Clearly 3 cr.
PHIL 2507 Bullshit, Bias, and Propaganda: Reasoning about the Irrational 3 cr.
PHIL 3336 Reason and Experience in Modern Philosophy 3 cr.
PHIL 3337 Idealism and Critics 3 cr.
PHIL Upper level   15 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Social Science and/or Professional Studies 6 cr.
Science   6 cr.


Students may complete an Honours BA double major if they obtain an overall average of 70% in each Major, and complete an additional three credits (minimum) at the 4000 level in each Major. Please refer to the Degree Requirement section for further information.

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