The major in philosophy requires a total of at least 30 credit hours, six required core classes (18 credit hours).
To complete the major, select one of the three following tracks:
The Traditional track allows students to complete the major purely within the discipline of Philosophy.
The Philosophy & Religious Studies track expands the opportunity to deepen knowledge of religion, religious phenomenon, history, influence on culture, historical and current issues and to also to experience these from disciplinary perspectives other than Philosophy.
The Interdisciplinary Ethical Studies track deepens the student’s understanding of ethics and expands the opportunity to explore ethics from the perspective and/or exemplification in of other disciplines and professions.
At least 18 credit hours must be 300 level or above. No more than 3 credit hours at the 100 level will count toward the required hours. Students must make a C- or better in all courses. At least 20 percent of the total required hours must be taken at NKU.
Four-Year Plan: Click here to view the Four-Year Plan for this specific program. To find out more about Four-Year Plans, visit the Policies and Procedures page.
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