Philosophy - BA

The program in philosophy at Texas A&M is structured to provide students with the skills necessary to appreciate more fully the central concerns of humans existence and develop abilities in problem-solving, communication, persuasion, writing and critical thinking. In essence, the study of Philosophy is what college is all about: engaging with topics that matter; cultivating skills that will carry you the rest of your life. 

Select one of the following:3
Contemporary Moral Issues
Technology and Human Values
Philosophy of Education
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Hip-Hop Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Select one of the following:3
Indian and Oriental Religions
Classical Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy
Select one of the following:3
Nineteenth Century Philosophy
American Philosophy
Recent British and American Philosophy
Phenomenology
Existentialism
PHIL 412Seventeenth-Century Philosophy3
or PHIL 413   or Eighteenth-Century Philosophy 
Philosophy electives 118
College and University Requirements
ENGL 104Composition and Rhetoric3
PHIL 240Introduction to Logic3
POLS 206American National Government3
POLS 207State and Local Government3
Select one of the following:3
Writing about Literature
Technical and Business Writing
Public Speaking
Communication for Technical Professions
Argumentation and Debate
American history 26
Creative arts3
Electives 322
Foreign language14
International and cultural diversity
Life and Physical Sciences 49
Literature in English6
Mathematics 53
Language, philosophy and culture 63
Social and behavioral sciences6
Select one of the following:3
Total Semester Credit Hours120
1

Any six PHIL courses to be chosen in consultation with an advisor. At least four of the courses must be 300-400 level.

2

Courses only in U.S. History.

3

Any 22 courses, including PHIL courses; minor hours are included.

4

Select any course with the KLPS attribute.

5

Select any course with the KMTH attribute.

6

Any course with the specified attribute, except PHIL 100-499.

30 credits minimum. A grade of C or higher is required for a course to be counted in the major field.