M.A. Coursework Requirements
The candidate must complete 18 credit hours (6 courses) in Graduate Philosophy courses as follows:
1. 3 credit hours in Philosophy 6000 (Graduate Seminar)
2. 12 credit hours in Philosophy 6011-6016
3. 3 credit hours in Philosophy 6101-6102
List of MA Philosophy Courses
Philosophy 6000: The Graduate Seminar (Required)
Philosophy 6011: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy – Detailed study of one philosopher in the ancient and/or medieval period.
Philosophy 6012: Modern Philosophy – Detailed study of one philosopher in the modern period.
Philosophy 6013: Contemporary Philosophy – Detailed study of one philosopher in the contemporary period.
Philosophy 6014: Metaphysics – Detailed examination of one problem in metaphysics.
Philosophy 6015: Theory of Knowledge – Detailed examination of one problem in the theory of knowledge.
Philosophy 6016: Ethics and Political Philosophy – Detailed examination of one problem in ethics and/or political theory.
Philosophy 6101: Selected Texts
Philosophy 6102: Current Issues
* Not all courses will be offered in a given year. During the summer before students begin their MA Programs, they will be sent a list of courses, with topics and instructors, for the coming Fall term. All incoming graduate students will register for Philosophy 6000 (Graduate Seminar) in their incoming Fall semester. Details concerning course offerings for the Winter semester will be provided during the Fall term.