Major Academic Plan for B.A. in Philosophy, Pre-Law Option

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3 3  GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 4 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 5 3  GEF, S, Su  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 4 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 5 w/ Lab 4  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 6 3  GEF, S, Su  
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 6 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 7: PHIL 2201 3  GER1  
Free Electives 6      
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
PHIL 3305 History of Philosophy Greek Reason and Christian Faith 3  UMR2  
PHIL 3353 Philosophy of Law 3  UMR2  
Philosophy Electives 3  UM   
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
Philosophy Elective 1 3  UM   
Philosophy Elective 2 3      
Upper Division Free Electives 6  UU   
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
PHIL 4450 Ethical Theory 3  UMR2  
PHIL 4460 Theory of Knowledge 3  UMR2  
Upper Division Free Electives 3  UU   
Free Electives 6      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
Philosophy Electives 3      
Upper Division Electives 6  UU   
Free Electives 6      
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
PHIL 4492 Senior Tutorial 3  UMF, S90 credits and permission of the Director of Philosophy. 
Upper Division Free Electives 3  UU   
Free Electives 9      
Semester Total15
Total120
MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major27
General Education37
Electives to reach 120 credits56
Total120