Degree Requirements

Required Courses | 30 credits

The Major in Philosophy requires the completion of 30 credits.

  • PH 251 Ethics
  • PH 231 Philosophy of Knowledge
    • OR PH 302 Philosophy of Science
  • PH 272 Introduction to Metaphysics
  • Six PH electives including at least one in social/political philosophy from the list below:
    • PH 255 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
    • PH 309 Theories of Justice
    • PH 310 Philosophy of Race
    • PH 311 Women, Gender, and Philosophy
    • PH 312 Philosophy of Marx
    • PH 352 Philosophy of Law
    • Or special topics social/political philosophy courses approved by the chair
  • PH 390 Major Capstone

As Sacred Heart University students, all Philosophy majors will take a logic and critical thinking course, typically FLO 125.


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