Academic Calendar Fall 2019

Philosophy

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Philosophy major

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section and includes the requirements for declaring a major. Credit requirements are dependent on completion of courses in each of the following areas. Students must complete a minimum of 18 lower-level course credits and a minimum of 30 upper-level credits.

Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Introductory courses

Course Title Credits
PHIL 100 Reasoning: An Introduction to Critical Thinking 3
PHIL 110 Morality and Politics 3
PHIL 120 Knowledge and Reality 3

History of Philosophy

Course Title Credits
PHIL 251A Rationalism and Early Modern Philosophy 3
or PHIL 251B Empiricism and Early Modern Philosophy  
PHIL 252 History of Continental Philosophy 3
or PHIL 352 History of Analytic Philosophy  
One of: 3
PHIL 250 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient Greek Philosophy  
PHIL 353 Philosophies of India  
PHIL 375 Death, Desire, and Art in Continental Thought  
PHIL 482 Selected Topics in the History of Philosophy  
IPK 386 Indigenous Worldviews of Turtle Island  

Logic

Course Title Credits
PHIL 300 Symbolic Logic in Context 3

Philosophical theory

Course Title Credits
PHIL 315 Contemporary Ethical Theory 3
or PHIL 480 Selected Topics in Morality and Politics  
One of: 3
PHIL 322 The Philosophy of Mind  
PHIL 425 20th Century Continental Philosophy  
PHIL 426 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy  
PHIL 481 Selected Topics in Epistemology and Metaphysics  
One of: 3
PHIL 371/ POSC 311 Power, Knowledge, and Order: Early Western Political Thought  
PHIL 372/ POSC 312 Order, Liberty, and Equality: Western Political Thought from the 17th Century to 1900  
POSC 320 Canadian Political Thought  

Applied Philosophy

Course Title Credits
Three of: 9
PHIL 230 Philosophy of Law  
PHIL 240 Faith and Reason: Philosophy of Religion  
PHIL 305 Philosophy of Decision Making and Dispute Resolution  
PHIL 310 Ethics and Public Policy  
PHIL 318 Environmental Ethics  
PHIL 323 Philosophical Issues in the Social Sciences: Values, Objectivity, and Neutrality  
PHIL 360 Special Topics: Contemporary Issues for Philosophical Analysis  
PHIL 362 Philosophy of Education  
PHIL 364 Philosophy of Childhood  
PHIL 367 Philosophy for Counsellors  
PHIL 370 Practical Studies in Applied Ethics and Politics (discontinued)  
PHIL 412 Corporations, Globalization, and Ethics (formerly PHIL 312)  

 

Philosophy extended minor

This section specifies the extended minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section and includes the requirements for declaring an extended minor. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

Course Title Credits
PHIL 100 Reasoning: An Introduction to Critical Thinking 3
PHIL 110 Morality and Politics 3
PHIL 120 Knowledge and Reality 3
Three of: 9
PHIL 210 Contemporary Issues in Morality and Politics
PHIL 220 Issues in Metaphysics and Epistemology
PHIL 230 Philosophy of Law
PHIL 240 Faith and Reason: Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 250 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient Greek Philosophy
PHIL 251A Rationalism and Early Modern Philosophy
PHIL 251B Empiricism and Early Modern Philosophy
PHIL 252 History of Continental Philosophy

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

Course Title Credits
  15 credits of upper-level PHIL 15

 

Philosophy minor

This section specifies the minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section and includes the requirements for declaring a minor. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 12 credits

Course Title Credits
Two of: 6
PHIL 100 Reasoning: An Introduction to Critical Thinking  
PHIL 110 Morality and Politics  
PHIL 120 Knowledge and Reality  
Two of: 6
PHIL 210 Contemporary Issues in Morality and Politics  
PHIL 220 Issues in Metaphysics and Epistemology  
PHIL 230 Philosophy of Law  
PHIL 240 Faith and Reason: Philosophy of Religion  
PHIL 250 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient Greek Philosophy  
PHIL 251A Rationalism and Early Modern Philosophy  
PHIL 251B Empiricism and Early Modern Philosophy  
PHIL 252 History of Continental Philosophy  

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

Course Title Credits
  15 credits of upper-level PHIL 15

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