Philosophy Program The philosophy program at Midwestern State University presently serves three broad segments of the student population: first, the general undergraduate population; second, students with interdisciplinary majors and minors; and third, philosophy minors.
All MSU undergraduates are required to complete 6 hours of humanities coursework (including philosophy courses) or else two semesters of foreign language coursework.
The Humanities Major requires 36 semester hours of selected humanities and related interdisciplinary coursework (including philosophy courses) and 18-24 hours in a selected field of concentration.
The Humanities Minor requires 18 semester hours: 12 in selected humanities courses (including philosophy) and 6 in history (History 1333, 1433).
The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) with Liberal Arts emphasis requires 36 semester hours of coursework in liberal arts (including philosophy) and social sciences.
The Philosophy Minor requires 18 semester hours of coursework in philosophy consisting of 3 required courses (PHIL 1033, PHIL 2033, and 3 hours of coursework in history of philosophy - PHIL 2233, PHIL 2633, PHIL 3233, or PHIL 3333) plus 3 additional electives.
Prerequisites: ENGL 1123
1033 Primary Concerns of Philosophy
2133 Political Philosophy
2333 Philosophy of Religion
Prerequisites: 3 hours of prior PHIL coursework or permission of coordinator
2233 Classical Philosophy (Ancient Greek, Hellenistic/Roman, Medieval)
2633 Contemporary Philosophy (Analytic, Continental)
3233 Early Modern Philosophy
3333 Ninteenth Century Philosophy
3533 Special Topics in Philosophy (repeated with new subject)
4933 Independent Study (3 hours)