Certificate of Distinction in Philosophy

33 Units

The Certificate of Distinction in Philosophy recognizes that a student has achieved a superior mastery of courses that provide a strong basis for graduate study in philosophy and demonstrate the student’s ability to think critically within a specialized area of philosophy. 

To receive the Certificate of Distinction in Philosophy, students must complete 33 units from the list below with a grade-point average of 3.5 or better.

Requirements:
PHIL 100Introduction to Philosophy 1, 23
PHIL 310Formal Logic3
PHIL 315History of Ancient Philosophy 23
PHIL 320History of Early Modern Philosophy 23
PHIL 330Ethics3
PHIL 340Writing 3: Concepts of Human Nature 33
Select one of the following:3
Epistemology
Metaphysics
Select 12 units of any upper-division PHIL courses not being used to satisfy the requirements above. At least 6 of these units must be at the 400 level. 412
Total Units33