Course Sequence

The Four-Year Sequence (the norm)

Year Semester Course
Freshman 1. Fall  PL 210     Ancient Greek Philosophy
2. Spring  PL 225     Medieval Philosophy and Logic
Sophomore 3. Fall  PL 240     17th & 18th  Century European    Philosophy                                                  PL 398      What Does Science Prove? (PL    of Nature)
4. Spring  PL 246      19th & 20th Century    Philosophy                                                   PL 304       Philosophy of the Human    Person
Junior 5. Fall  PL 396      Theories of Knowledge    (Epistemology)
6. Spring  PL 368      Ethical Theory
Senior 7. Fall  PL 395      Metaphysics
8. Spring  PL 308      Philosophy of God

Two more electives must be chosen to complete the 36 credit hour Philosophy Major. One of these electives must be PL 450 or PL 495, either a seminar or a thesis.

 

The Three-Year Sequence (for Lakeland Students and Transfer Students)

Year Semester Course
First 1. Fall  PL 210      Ancient Greek Philosophy
2. Spring  PL 225      Medieval Philosophy and Logic
Second 3. Fall  PL 240      17th & 18th  Century European    Philosophy                                                  PL 398      What Does Science Prove? (PL    of Nature)
4. Spring  PL 304      Philosophy of the Human    Person
 PL 246       19th & 20th Century Philosophy
Third 7. Fall  PL 396       Theories of Knowledge    (Epistemology)
 PL 395       Metaphysics
8. Spring  PL 368       Ethical Theory
 PL 308       Philosophy of God

Two more electives must be chosen to complete the 36 credit hour Philosophy Major. One of these electives must be PL 450 or PL 495, either a seminar or a thesis.

 

The Two-Year Sequence (for transfers and pre-theologians)

Year Semester Course
First 1. Fall  PL 210      Ancient Greek Philosophy
 PL 398      What Does Science Prove (PL of  Nature)
2. Spring  PL 225      Medieval Philosophy and Logic
 PL 304      Philosophy of the Human      Person
Second 3. Fall  PL 396       Theories of Knowledge        (Epistemology)                                             PL 240      17th & 18th Century Philosophy
 PL 395       Metaphysics
4. Spring  PL 246       19th & 20th Century
 PL 368       Ethical Theory
 PL 308       Philosophy of God

Two more electives must be chosen to complete the 36 credit hour Philosophy Major. One of these electives must be PL 450 or PL 495, either a seminar or a thesis.