Philosophy and Religious Studies Major, BA

(NYC)

Prepares students for graduate school in philosophy or religious studies, for law school, or for employment or study in any field requiring strong analytical and interpretive skills.

University Core – (60)

Major Courses – (39)

At least 12 credits each in PHI & RS.

Required Major Courses: (24 credits)

PHI 113Ancient Philosophy

3 credits

PHI 116Modern Philosophy

3 credits

PHI 253Logic

3 credits

RES 202Great Ideas in Eastern Religious Thought

3 credits

RES 231The Bible: Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament)

3 credits

or

RES 232The Bible: Christian Scriptures (New Testament)

3 credits

PHI 355Ethical Theories

3 credits

PHI 357Philosophy of Religion

3 credits

PHI 499Senior Year Experience in Philosophy and Religious Studies

3 credits

Required Major Electives: (15 credits)

FIVE advisor-approved courses, three in Philosophy and two in Religious Studies, chosen from the following group:

PHI 217Existentialism

3 credits

PHI 218Legal and Political Philosophy

3 credits

PHI 223Environmental Ethics

3 credits

PHI 224Medieval Philosophy

3 credits

PHI 225Contemporary Philosophy

3 credits

PHI 256Philosophy of Art: Aesthetics

3 credits

PHI 260Business Ethics

3 credits

PHI 289Political Philosophy from Machiavelli to Marx

3 credits

PHI 296Philosophical Issues in Feminism

3 credits

PHI 305Symbolic Logic

3 credits

PHI 395Independent Study in Philosophy

1 - 9 credits

RES 201Great Ideas in Western Religious Thought

3 credits

RES 231The Bible: Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament)

3 credits

RES 232The Bible: Christian Scriptures (New Testament)

3 credits

RES 240The World Religions and the Natural Environment

3 credits

RES 296World Religions and the Natural World

3 credits

RES 395Independent Study in Religious Studies

1 - 9 credits

Open Electives – (34-45)

Total Credit Hours: 128

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