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Philosophy

Majoring & Minoring

Southwestern students may major or minor Philosophy.

Students may choose a paired major in Philosophy and Feminist Studies.

Major in Philosophy: 10 courses (Majors consist of a minimum of 32 credits.)
 One 400 level Topics course
 PHI18-604 Reading Philosophy
 Three courses from:
PHI18-614 Critical Histories: Ancient
PHI18-624 Critical Histories: Modern
PHI18-634 Critical Histories: 19th Century
PHI18-644 Critical Histories: 20th & 21st Century

 PHI18-914 Colloquium in Philosophy (Capstone)
 Four additional courses in Philosophy, at least two of which must be upper level

Minor in Philosophy: Five courses (Minors consist of a minimum of 18 credits), at least three of which must be upper level

Paired major in Philosophy and Feminist Studies: Students may manor in both Philosophy and Feminist Studies by double counting two of the following cross-listed courses: Feminist Positions (18-214), Theories of Class (18-244), and Theories of Race (18-254).