MA candidates must complete 18 credit hours total (six courses: PHIL 6000, four courses from the course series PHIL 6022-6026, and one course from either PHIL 6202 or 6102) and a thesis.
6000 The Graduate Seminar
The seminar is designed to afford graduate students first-hand experience of mature philosophical discussion and presentation of papers.
6011-6016 Author and Area Seminars
A subset of these courses is offered annually, as resources permit.
- 6011 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy- Detailed study of one philosopher in the ancient and/or medieval period.
- 6012 Modern Philosophy - Detailed study of one philosopher in the modern period.
- 6013 Contemporary Philosophy -Detailed study of one philosopher in the contemporary period.
- 6014 Metaphysics - Detailed examination of one problem in metaphysics.
- 6015 Theory of Knowledge - Detailed examination of one problem in the theory of knowledge.
- 6016 Ethics and Political Philosophy- Detailed examination of one problem in ethics and/or political theory.
- 6101 Selected Texts or 6102 Current Issues