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

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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.

Component Summaries

B.A. Component Summary

  • Lower Division Core: 12 credits
  • Upper Division Core (Schedule A. or B.): 15 credits
  • B.A. Elective: 3 credits
  • PHL 499 Senior Seminar: 3 credits

Total Credits: 33

M.A. Component Summary

  • M.A. Core: 23 credits
  • M.A. Electives: 9 credits
  • PHL 599 Thesis: 4 credits

Total credits: 36

Core Classes

Lower Division Core

  • PHL 210E: Moral Philosophy (3cr.)
  • PHL 233: Intro to Logic: Deduction (3 cr.)
  • PHL 261Y: History of Ancient Philosophy (3 cr.)
  • PHL 262Y: History of Modern Philosophy (3 cr.)

Upper Division Core - Schedule A

  • PHL 422: Environmental Philosophy (3 cr.)
  • PHL 501: Philosophy of Technology (3 cr.)
  • PHL 502: Topics in Value Theory (3 cr.)
  • PHL XXX: Continental Elective (3 cr.)
  • PHL XXX: History Elective (3 cr.)

Upper Division Core - Schedule B

  • PHL 504: Topics in Environmental Philosophy (3  cr.)
  • PHL 505: Issues in the Anthropocene (3 cr.)
  • PHL 507: Philosophical Foundations of Ecology (3 cr.)
  • PHL XXX: Continental Elective (3 cr.)
  • PHL XXX: History Elective (3 cr.)

M.A. Core

  • PHL 422: Environmental Philosophy (3 cr.)
  • PHL 501: Philosophy of Technology (3 cr.)
  • PHL 502: Topics in Value Theory (3 cr.)
  • PHL 504: Topics in Environmental Philosophy (3 cr.)
  • PHL 505: Issues in the Anthropocene (3 cr.)
  • PHlL507: Philosophical Foundations of Ecology (3 cr.)
  • PHL 510: Philosophy Colloquium (2 cr.)
  • PHL 598: Internship (3 cr.)

Electives

Continental Electives

  • PHL 467: 19th Century Continental Philosophy (3 cr.)
  • PHL 468: 20th Century Continental Philosophy (3 cr.)

History Electives

  • PHL 462: Early Modern Philosophy (3 cr.)
  • PHL 464: Kant (3 cr.)
  • PHL 465: Plato (3 cr.)
  • PHL 466: Aristotle (3 cr.)

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.