5 year B.A.-M.A. degree in Environmental Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy offers a 5 year B.A.-M.A. degree in environmental philosophy. Students may apply for the program in February of their Junior year by sending an email to Deborah Slicer indicating that they would like to be considered for the program.

In addition to general university requirements for B.A. and M.A. degrees, there are the following program specific requirements for the 5-year dual B.A.-M.A. degree in environmental philosophy are listed below. Whether one takes schedule A or schedule B is determined by what year a student enters the program.

 

B.A. Component Summary

Lower Division Core

12

Upper Division Core (Schedule A. or B.)

15

B.A. Elective

3

PHL 499 Senior Seminar

3

Total

33

M.A. Component Summary

M.A. Core

23

M.A. Electives

9

PHL 599 Thesis

4

Total

36

Lower Division Core:

PHL 210E

Moral Philosophy

3

PHL 233

Intro to Logic: Deduction

3

PHL 261Y

History of Ancient Philosophy

3

PHL 262Y

History of Modern Philosophy

3

Upper Division CoreSchedule A:

PHL 422

Environmental Philosophy

3

PHL 501

Philosophy of Technology

3

PHL 502

Topics in Value Theory

3

PHL XXX

Continental Elective

3

PHL XXX

History Elective

3

Upper Division CoreSchedule B:

PHL 504

Topics in Environmental Philosophy

3

PHL 505

Issues in the Anthropocene

3

PHL 507

Philosophical Foundations of Ecology

3

PHL XXX

Continental Elective

3

PHL XXX

History Elective

3

 

Continental Electives

PHL 467

19th Century Continental Philosophy

3

PHL 468

20th Century Continental Philosophy

3

 

History Electives

PHL 462

Early Modern Philosophy

3

PHL 464

Kant

3

PHL 465

Plato

3

PHL 466

Aristotle

3

 

B.A. Elective – 3 credits

B.A. Electives are any upper level PHL 3XX or PHL 4XX courses that do not satisfy another requirement for the 5 year dual B.A.-M.A. degree in environmental philosophy.

M.A. Electives – 9 credits

M.A. electives must be approved by the Graduate Advisor and may be philosophy courses or courses taken outside the department.

M.A. Core

PHL 422

Environmental Philosophy

3

PHL 501

Philosophy of Technology

3

PHL 502

Topics in Value Theory

3

PHL 504

Topics in Environmental Philosophy

3

PHL 505

Issues in the Anthropocene

3

PHlL507

Philosophical Foundations of Ecology

3

PHL 510

Philosophy Colloquium

2

PHL 598

Internship

3