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Philosophy with concentration in Bioethics (BA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with concentration in Bioethics

Major: PHIL

Degree: BA

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences

Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the program’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department .

General Education

Type Hours
General Education Requirements 34
Total 34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type Hours
General 101: A&S Orientation 1
Foreign Language (completion of the intermediate level of a single foreign language) 12
Electives in Natural Sciences or Social Sciences (in addition to courses counted toward General Education); 6 hours must be at the 300 level or above 9
Total 22

WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above (may be incorporated into other degree requirements)

Department of Philosophy

Type Hours
Philosophy 301, 302, 303, 304 (select two) 6
Philosophy 311, 312, or 512 3
Philosophy 321 3
Philosophy 323 3
Philosophy 308, 318, 319, 320, 330, 350, 521, 522, 523, 535, 536, 572 (select 3, one of which must be at the 500 level) 9
Total 24

Supporting Courses

Type Hours
Humanities 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, or 5961 3
Biology 240, 263, 329, 330, 357, 360, 372, 376, or 485 3

Medicine and Health area: Select two courses from this area or one course from this area and one course from the Social Justice area.
Anthropology 303, 350, 351; Communication 430; Geography 362/Pan African Studies 384; Geography 520/Pan African Studies 560; Geography 521; History 328; Humanities 332; Pan African Studies 366, 375; Psychology 342, 366, 381, 485, 550, 581; Sociology 340, 342, 343/ Women’s and Gender Studies 312; Sociology 410, 441, 442; Women’s and Gender Studies/HSS 364;

Social Justice area: Anthropology 333; History 321; Humanities 331/ Women’s and Gender Studies 303; Humanities 333; Pan African Studies 326, 338; Women’s and Gender Studies 343/Pan African Studies 392/Sociology 392

6
Electives in Humanities Division, other than Philosophy, at the 300 level or above 9
Minimum Electives 20
Total 41

Total

Type Hours
Minimum Total 121

Only 40 hours in the major department may be applied toward the Bachelor of Arts degree.

At least 50 of the total minimum hours required must be at the 300 level or above.

1Fulfills WR requirement.

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