B.A. Philosophy - Pre-Law Option

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Philosophy, Traditional option.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1123 Recommended 1,23
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7 - PHIL 2201
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Students are encouraged to take a mathematics general education class that suits their skill level.


“P” courses are equivalent to the original course.

Major Requirements

PHIL 2201Introduction to Logic3
PHIL 3353Philosophy of Law3
PHIL 4450Ethical Theory3
PHIL 4460Theory of Knowledge3
PHIL 4492Senior Tutorial3
One course from the following:3
History of Philosophy Greek Reason and Christian Faith
History of Philosophy Early Modern Philosophy
One course from the following:3
Political and Social Philosophy
Introduction to Political Philosophy
Topics in Political Theory
Contemporary Political Theory
One course from the following:3
Introduction to Criminal Law
Constitutional Law
Civil Rights and Liberties
6 additional credits of philosophy electives.6
Total Credits30

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)27
Upper Division Free Electives18
Free Electives38
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)