Jul 15, 2024  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024 
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024

Philosophy, BA

Requirements for the Major

One (3 hours) course in logic:

Two courses (6 hours) in the history of philosophy:

One course (3 hours) in metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of science::

Two offerings (6 hours) of PL410, Seminar in Philosophy

  • Students may request a substitute for 3 hours of this seminar requirement if PL 410  is offered when they are studying abroad.
  • Students may also substitute PL 499 - Honors Thesis , for 3 hours of PL 410 .

Twelve hours of additional philosophy courses will be taken, for a total of 33 hours*.

*No more than 12 hours of 100- or 200-level courses may be applied to the 33 hours required for the major. NOTE: While TI courses offered by the Philosophy program (TI 240-PL , TI 241-PL , TI 242-PL , TI 243-PL , TI 244-PL ) may count as electives, AR 231-PL - Principles of Reasoning  does not.