BA in Philosophy Requirements

Dowling‘s School of Arts and Sciences degree programs are constructed upon a well-rounded core curriculum of arts and humanities, natural science, math, and social sciences. These are the classic building blocks that ensure career versatility in an ever-changing world. Your philosophy degree will cultivate your ability to think for yourself, assess the arguments of others, and express yourself clearly and convincingly. You will study ideas from the past as well as the present and will achieve a wider perspective of history and a variety of cultures.

Career Outcomes for Philosophy Majors

Your Dowling philosophy degree prepares you for diverse careers in law, education, civil service, medicine, journalism, and business or for graduate-level study. Your communications, analytical, and research skills will qualify you for exciting work in virtually any field.

College-Wide Requirements 9 credits
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Core Requirements 33 credits
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Major Requirements 36 credits
Students may select any seven (7) courses in PHL (3 credits each) 21
At least two courses (2) PHL 2000 level or above 6
At least two courses (2) PHL 3000 level or above 6
At least one (1) PHL 4000 level course(Independent Study PHL 4191 recommended) 3
Minor Requirements 15-18 credits
Electives 24-27 credits
Total: 120 credits