2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 18, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Social Philosophy [SPHI]


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For more information, go to the Philosophy Department .

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Judge and interpret texts critically
  2. Construct and write logical philosophical arguments
  3. Identify and classify the significant conceptual and ethical dimensions of diversity, pluralism and marginality
  4. Understand, interpret and judge the significant issues of social justice and peace
  5. Interpret and identify the major works of the global canon of philosophy

Program Standard Grade Point Average Requirement

The major GPA is calculated by all courses identified in the college catalog as required for the major. In addition, this program has an established program standard GPA which may be used to determine progress in the program.

  • Major GPA
    • Minimum GPA of 2.0 in any PHI course
  • Social Philosophy Major Requirements
    • 39 credits in any PHI course

Career Potential

  • Business Administration and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Government and Public Service
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Public Policy
  • Public Relations
  • Social Advocacy and Activism
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social and Family Services
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Wall Street

For more information, visit the Philosophy Department .

B. Additional Hours in Philosophy: 21 credit hours


  • At least 15 credit hours must be in courses at the 300-level and above.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


Students are also encouraged in their course of study to include a minor of 15-21 credit hours


Example of the B.A. in Social Philosophy over four years


General Education (GE); Foreign Language

Total credit hours for semester 16


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 16


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester 16


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 15


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester 16


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 15


Fourth Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 12


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