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Philosophy and the GenEd Curriculum in A&S

Because of the broadly interdisciplinary nature of Philosophy, many Philosophy classes can be taken to satisfy the General Education requirements for the College of Arts & Sciences.

Skills Requirement

Written Communication (Lower-Division)

  • PHIL 1500: Reading, Writing, and Reasoning

Written Communication (Upper-Division)

  • PHIL 3480: Critical Thinking and Writing in Philosophy

Distribution Requirement

Arts & Humanities

  • All PHIL classes count as Arts & Humanities classes.

Natural Sciences

  • PHIL 1400: Philosophy and the Sciences
  • PHIL 3310: Cognitive Science
  • PHIL 3410: History of Science: Ancients to Newton
  • PHIL 3430: History of Science: Newton to Einstein
  • PHIL 4450: History and Philosophy of Physics

Social Sciences

  • PHIL 2160: Ethics and Information Technology
  • PHIL 2240: Philosophy and Sports
  • PHIL 3310: Cognitive Science
  • PHIL 4250: Marxism

Diversity Requirement

U.S. Perspective

  • PHIL 2270: Philosophy and Race
  • PHIL 2290: Philosophy and Gender

Global Perspective

  • PHIL 2270: Philosophy and Race
  • PHIL 2290: Philosophy and Gender
  • PHIL 3260: Philosophy and the International Order