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Courses

Belmont's Philosophy program is divided into 3 areas: Major Requirements, Philosophers and Philosophical Movements, and Topical Courses. In additional to this, all Philosophy students are required to select a minor. This allows our majors to combine their areas of interests and skill sets.

 Major Requirements: 30 Hours

  • PHI 3010 History of Philosophy: Ancient
  • PHI 3020 History of Philosophy: Medieval
  • PHI 3030 History of Philosophy: Modern
  • PHI 3040 History of Philosophy: Contemporary

Philosophy Electives: 6 Hours (courses offered include: PHI 3230 Comparitive Philosophy, PHI 4070 Eastern Philosophical Traditions, and more!)

Philosophers and Philosophical Movements: 6 hours

  • PHI 3220: Existentialism and Phenomenology
  • PHI 3330: Analytic Philosophy
  • PHI 4080: Philosophies of China

Topical Courses: 6 Hours

  • PHI 2250: Applied Ethics
  • PHI 2310: Philosophy of Religion
  • PHI 2380: Creationism and Evolution
  • PHI 3110: Moral Theory
  • PHI 3150: Epistemology
  • PHI 3160: Metaphysics
  • PHI 3240: Philosophy of Mind
  • PHI 3260: Environmental Ethics
  • PHI 3430: Philosophy of Law
  • PHI 4200: Special Topics

Minor Requirements: 18 Hours

To see minor options, click on the link here.