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Requirements - Bachelor of Arts Degree - Ethics, Politics, and Law Concentration

Units required for the Major: 40-43

The concentration in Ethics, Politics, and Law is designed as a preparation for the study of law as well as for advanced professional study in applied ethics. It is also intended to give undergraduates a foundation in rational decision-making.. The concentration gives students an understanding of the theories behind moral, political and legal principles as well as training in the process of applying those principles.

A. Required Lower Division Courses (3-6 units)

(3)

PHIL 60

Symbolic Logic I OR

 

PHIL 61

Inductive Logic

(3)

One of the following may be counted toward the major requirements:

 

PHIL 2

Ethics

 

PHIL 4

Critical Thinking

 

PHIL 6

Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge, World and Self

 

PHIL 26

History of Philosophy

B. Required Upper Division Courses (13 units)

(3)

PHIL 127

History of Ancient Philosophy (3 units in Philosophy)

(3)

PHIL 128

History of Modern Philosophy (3 units in Philosophy)

(3)

PHIL 180

Knowledge and Understanding (6 units in philosophy or instructor permission)

(3)

PHIL 181

Metaphysics (6 units in philosophy or instructor permission)

(1)

PHIL 189

Senior Seminar (12 upper-division units in Philosophy)

C. Additional Required Upper Division Courses (3 units)

(3)

Select one of the following:

 

PHIL 153

Philosophy of Mind (3 units in philosophy or instructor permission)

 

PHIL 154

Philosophy of Language

 

PHIL 160

Symbolic Logic II (MATH 31PHIL 60, or instructor permission)

PHIL 176

20th Century Anglo-American Philosophy

D. Ethics (18 units)

(12) Theory - take all of the following:

(3)

PHIL 112

History of Ethics (GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 80+, or C or higher grade inENGL 109M/W, or C- grade in ENGL 109M/W or WPJ score 70/71 and ENGL 109X co-requisite)

 

PHIL 122

Political Philosophy

 

PHIL 152

Ethical Theory

 

PHIL 155

Philosophy of Law

(6) Practice - select two of the following:

(3)

PHIL 100

Ethics and Personal Values

  PHIL 102 Ethics for Public Service

 

PHIL 101

Ethics and Social Issues (GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 80+, or C or higher grade in ENGL 109M/W, or C- grade in ENGL 109M/W or WPJ score 70/71 and ENGL 109X co-requisite)

 

PHIL 103

Business and Computer Ethics

 

PHIL 104

Bioethics

E. Seminar (3 units)

(3) Select one of the following:

PHIL 190 series course

OR

 

PHIL 192 series course

 

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