Philosophy Course List

The current list of philosophy classes that we offer is below. (We are in the process of developing many new classes, so this list will soon expand.)

Please note the following:

• All philosophy classes will count toward the General Education humanities distribution requirement. For this GE requirement you need to take a total of 5 courses in the humanities and as many as 3 of those can be philosophy courses.

• All philosophy classes at the 100 and 200 levels have no prerequisites and are open to all students. All of these classes can serve as good introductory philosophy classes. The 200 level classes are more focused on a specific area, theme or topic in philosophy than the 100 level classes, but they are still intended as introductory classes and any motivated student can do well in a 200-level philosophy class without any previous experience in philosophy.

• Philosophy classes at the 300 and 400 level have a prerequisite of at least one previous philosophy class or permission of the instructor. If you are interested in taking a 300 or 400 level class but have not taken a philosophy class before, please talk to the instructor for the class. Instructors can waive the prerequisite if they believe you can handle the course material.

• The University Catalogue hasn’t been updated to reflect changes we recently made in our curriculum, so if you notice differences between the list below and the Catalogue don’t be alarmed. The course names, numbers and prerequisites on this list are all up to date.

Current classes:

Current philosophy courses as of March 6, 2015

PHI 100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 103 Introduction to Critical Reasoning
PHI 110 Ethical Issues in Business
PHI 111 Ethical Issues in Health Care
PHI 112 Ethics and the Nonhuman
PHI 120 Introduction to Ethical Theory

PHI 211 Symbolic Logic
PHI 226 Environmental Philosophy
PHI 227 Ethics in Computing
PHI 229 Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory
PHI 231 Ancient Philosophy
PHI 232 Medieval Philosophy
PHI 233 Modern Philosophy
PHI 234 19th and 20th Century Philosophy
PHI 240 Philosophy of Religion
PHI 241 Buddhist Philosophy
PHI 244 Philosophy of the Self
PHI 245 Philosophy of Death and Dying
PHI 250 Philosophy of Art
PHI 252 Philosophy in Film
PHI 259 Philosophy and Pop Culture
PHI 260 Philosophy of Women and Gender
PHI 262 Philosophies of Love and Friendship
PHI 265 Philosophy of Happiness

PHI 315 Philosophy of Language
PHI 316 Philosophy of Science
PHI 320 Social and Political Philosophy
PHI 332 American Philosophy
PHI 334 Existentialism
PHI 338 Postmodern Philosophy
PHI 340 Non-Western Philosophy

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