Academic Calendar 2024-2025

Philosophy – Major (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)


ܲ𳦳:Administered by the Department of Philosophy.
ʱ:Consists of 60.00 units as described below.
ʰDz:The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units (114.00 units for students admitted prior to September 2017), will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.

Note: Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2023-2024Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
PHIL at the 100-level or above
B. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Epistemology and Metaphysics
and Epistemology
C. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
History of Moral Philosophy
and History of Political Philosophy
D. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Greek Geometry
PHIL at the 400- or 500-level
B. Complete 18.00 units from the following:18.00
Culture, Identity, and Self
PHIL at the 300-level or above
Science, Knowledge, and Power
C. Complete 15.00 units from the following:15.00
Ancient Science
Culture, Identity, and Self
PHIL at the 200-level or above
Introduction to the Study of Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Science, Knowledge, and Power
Elective Courses60.00
Total Units120.00

3. Notes

A. A student may register in a 500-level Directed Special Studies course, with permission of the Undergraduate Chair, to fulfill requirement 2.A.

B. 3.00 credits at the 100-level can be substituted toward fulfilling Option 2.C., conditional on the student having taken 9.00 units of Philosophy at the 100-level before obtaining second year standing.

C. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses offered by Smith Engineering.