Philosophy Pre-Law BA Requirements

David Holley

In addition to the university general education requirement, the Philosophy major (Pre-Law Emphasis) requires

1.    Courses in Philosophy and Religion:

PHI 151: Introduction to Philosophy
REL 131: Comparative Religion
PHI 253: Logic
PHI 351: Critical Thinking
PHI 356: Ethics (Writing Intensive)
PHI 451: Political Philosophy or PHI 453: Philosophy of Law
PHI 480: Philosophical Discourse (capstone course)
12 semester hours of philosophy electives, or 9 hours from Philosophy and 3 hours from


2.    Additional Degree Requirements:

CMS 111: Oral Communication or CMS 320: Business and Professional Speaking
ECO 101: Basic Economics
ENG 332: Advanced Composition or ENG 333: Technical Writing
PS 380: Introduction to Law in American Society
PS 480: U.S. Constitutional Law or PS 489: U.S. Supreme Court and Civil Liberties
A foreign language through the 202 level (4th course)