BA in Philosophy

The philosophy major and minor programs at the University of Evansville offer flexible options to allow students to tailor the curriculum to suit their individual interests and needs.

Philosophy Major Requirements (30 hours)

Core Courses (15 hours)

  • PHIL 121 - Introductory Ethics
  • PHIL 211 - Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • PHIL 221 - Modern European Philosophy
  • PHIL 231 - Symbolic Logic
  • PHIL 359 - Philosophical Classics

Technical Electives - Choose Any Five (15 hours)

  • PHIL 301 - Selected Topics in Philosophy (May be repeated for credit toward the major and minor as the topic changes)
  • PHIL 311 - Phenomenology and Existentialism
  • PHIL 316 - Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 324 - Epistemology
  • PHIL 340 - Philosophy of Religion
  • PHIL 416 - Bioethics
  • PHIL 445 - Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 446 - Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 447 - Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL 491 - Directed Study in Philosophy (May be applied only once toward the major)
  • COGS 498 - Seminar in Philosophy, Neuroscience and Psychology

Free Electives (43 hours)

Office Phone:
812-488-2165

Office E-mail:
philosophy@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 350, Olmsted Administration Hall