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2023/2024 University Catalog 
    
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences


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(Major Code: 15091) (SIMS Code: 115301)

All candidates for a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .” No more than 48 units in Philosophy courses can apply to the degree. 

A minor is not required with this major.

Impacted Program

The Philosophy major is an impacted program. To be admitted to the Philosophy major, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Complete preparation for the major;
  2. Complete a minimum of 60 transferable semester units;
  3. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

To complete the major, students must fulfill the degree requirements for the major described in the catalog in effect at the time they are accepted into the premajor at SDSU (assuming continuous enrollment).

Major Academic Plans (MAPs)

Visit http://www.sdsu.edu/mymap for the recommended courses needed to fulfill your major requirements. The MAPs website was created to help students navigate the course requirements for their majors and to identify which General Education course will also fulfill a major preparation course requirement.

Preparation for the Major


Six lower division units in philosophy to include

Language Requirement


Competency (successfully completing the third college semester or fifth college quarter) is required in one language other than English to fulfill the graduation requirement. Refer to section of catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


Completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

Major


No more than six units of 300 level philosophy courses will count toward the major.

A minimum of 27 upper division units in philosophy to include

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