Skip to Main Content

University of Illinois Springfield

Utility links

Connect with us:

UIS Links

Department of Philosophy University of Illinois Springfield

UIS Homepage



Degree Plan

To complete their baccalaureate education, Philosophy majors are required to meet upper-division university requirements (ECCE courses- 13 hours total) and must take 12 hours of general electives, at least 6 of which must be in areas outside Philosophy.

The overall structure of the curriculum is as follows:

Degree Requirements     Hours   
General (any philosophy or CAP Humanities course)     3   
PHI 301 Critical Thinking (or logic)     3   
Total    6   
Bachelor’s Degree    
Area 1 (core)     8   
Area 2 (history of philosophy)     8   
Area 3 (values)     8   
Advanced class in area of specialization     4   
PHI 490 Senior Seminar in Value Theory OR    
PHI 495 Senior Seminar in Core Analytic Philosophy     4   
Philosophy elective (any PHI class)     4   
UIS requirements     10   
General electives (at least 6 hours outside philosophy)     15   
Total    61   
Leadership lived

University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

Connect with us:

Text Only Options

Top of page

Text Only Options

Open the original version of this page.

Usablenet Assistive is a UsableNet product. Usablenet Assistive Main Page.