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Philosophy

Major / Minor Requirements

The Carthage Philosophy Department offers both a major and minor in philosophy.

Current students: You should follow the official College Catalog from the year you entered Carthage and work with your advisors and the department chair to ensure all requirements are met.

The Philosophy Major

Thirty-six credits are required for the major. With the consent of the chairperson of the Philosophy Department, courses in other departments may be counted for a philosophy major. Students must also complete PHL 4000 Senior Seminar and PHL 4990 Senior Thesis Completion. 

The Philosophy Minor

A minor in philosophy consists of 24 credit hours in this discipline. With the chairperson’s permission, certain courses with substantive philosophical content from other disciplines may count toward the minor.