Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Arts (2012/2013)
9.25 Philosophy

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9.25.1 General

Philosophy courses may be taken singly as general arts electives or as part of a Minor, Major, Honours or multidisciplinary program. Normally, Philosophy 1200 is a prerequisite for all philosophy courses at the 3000 level and above, though all courses are open to any student as electives with the permission of the Head of Department. Philosophy 1000, or the former Philosophy 1600, is not required for further courses in philosophy but is of particular value to students interested in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Philosophy course descriptions are found at the end of the Faculty of Arts section under Course Descriptions, Philosophy.

9.25.2 Major Program

The major program in Philosophy consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours in courses chosen in accordance with the following requirements:

  1. Philosophy 1200, Philosophy 2000 or 2220, Philosophy 2210, Philosophy 2230 or 3400, Philosophy 2701 or 2702

  2. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3110 to 3620 (excluding Philosophy 3400 if previously completed to fulfill the requirements in 1. above).

  3. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3730-3790

  4. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3800-3851

  5. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3860-3890

  6. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3900-3950

  7. 3 credit hours from the Philosophy 4700-4790 series

  8. 3 credit hours from the Philosophy 4800-4890 series

    Note:

    Students declaring a Major in Philosophy must choose a program advisor in consultation with the Head of the Department or Undergraduate Officer and the faculty member concerned.

9.25.3 Minor Program

The minor program in Philosophy consists of a minimum of 24 credit hours in courses which must be chosen in accordance with the following requirements:

  1. Philosophy 1200, Philosophy 2000 or 2210 or 2220, Philosophy 2230 or 3400, Philosophy 2701 or 2702

  2. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3110 to 3950 (excluding Philosophy 3400 if previously completed to fulfill the requirements in 1. above).

  3. An additional 6 credit hours in Philosophy courses at the 3000-level or higher.

  4. 3 credit hours from 4000-level courses

    Note:

    Students declaring a Minor in Philosophy may choose to have a program advisor by mutual agreement with a member of the Philosophy Department.

9.25.4 Honours Program

The full Honours program requires a minimum of 60 credit hours in Philosophy courses; Joint Honours requires a minimum of 45 credit hours in Philosophy courses. These must include:

  1. Philosophy 1200, Philosophy 2000 or 2220, Philosophy 2210, Philosophy 2230, Philosophy 3400, Philosophy 2701 or 2702

  2. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3110 to 3620 (excluding Philosophy 3400 if previously completed to fulfill the requirements in 1. above).

  3. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3730-3790

  4. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3800-3851

  5. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3860-3890

  6. 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3900-3950

  7. 3 credit hours from the Philosophy 4700-4790 series

  8. 3 credit hours from the Philosophy 4800-4890 series

  9. An additional 3 credit hours in courses at the 4000-level.

  10. Either Philosophy 4998 or 4999

  11. Candidates for Joint Honours must choose 4998

  12. Candidates for full Honours may take 4999 only with permission of the Department.

  13. Other Philosophy courses to a total of 60 credit hours for full Honours, 45 credit hours for Joint Honours.

  14. Candidates for Joint Honours who elect to fulfill the honours requirement in the other discipline are not required to take the Comprehensive Examination. (See Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Regulations.