Certificate of Distinction in Philosophy
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.
|PHIL 100||Introduction to Philosophy 1, 2||3|
|PHIL 310||Formal Logic||3|
|PHIL 315||History of Ancient Philosophy 2||3|
|PHIL 320||History of Early Modern Philosophy 2||3|
|PHIL 340||Writing 3: Concepts of Human Nature 3||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|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. 4||12|
Meets the General Education Philosophy requirement.
HUM 224 may be taken in exchange for PHIL 100; HUM 324 may be taken in exchange for PHIL 315 or PHIL 320.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.
PHIL 301 and PHIL 303 do not count for this elective requirement. PHIL 360 covers various topics and may be repeated for a total of 6 units within the 12 units of electives. PHIL 451 and PHIL 452 meet the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.