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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, B.A.

The major in Philosophy requires a minimum of 34 credits taken over a minimum of nine courses that includes:

Major Requirements

General Track in Philosophy

  • Any 1000 level PHL course
  • Two PHL courses in Ethics*
  • One course in History of Philosophy*
  • One PHL course in Knowledge or Reality*
  • PHL 4200  
  • Three electives. One elective may be taken in another department.  The course should include philosophical content.  See list of cognate courses.

Ethics & Political Track in Philosophy

*See list of courses for area requirements on the Philosophy Department’s webpage:  https://www.merrimack.edu/live/files/3533-area-requirements-for-philosophy