Philosophy (BS): Logic, Representation and Reasoning (16PHILBS-PHILLOG)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 Natural Science1,B 4
Natural ScienceB,1 4 Social Science2,D 3
Social ScienceD,2 3 Mathematics3,A 3
CalculusA,3 3 GEP – Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
GEP – Health & Exercise Studies 100 levelE 1 Free Elective4 3
15 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Literature5 3 Natural Science1 4
Natural Science1 4 Arts and Letters7 3
LOG 335 3 History C 3
PhilosophyC,6 3 Social Science2 3
Mathematics Elective3 3 Philosophy 3019 3
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
PHI 494 Writing in Ethics or PHI 495 Writing in History of Philosophy10 1 Additional Logic/Cognitive Science14 3
Logic, Philosophy of Language, Cognition G,5 3 Logic, Philosophy of Language, Cognition 5 3
Ethics Elective11 3 History of Philosophy9 3
Advanced Writing/Communication12 3 Philosophy of Science14,G 3
Free electives16 4 Advance Science/Technology15 3
14 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Adv Sci/Technology15 6 Adv Sci/Techology15 6
PHI 496 Writing in Contemporary Philosophy10 1 PHI 497 Writing in Logic10 1
Philosophy or Logic Elective 3 Additional Logic/Cognitive Science13 3
GEP Additional Breadth RequirementF 3 Free electives16 6
Free electives16 2
15 16

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*17, 18, 19 : 121
Major/Program Footnotes
1. Basic Sciences: Three basic laboratory science courses from the GEP list of science courses. One course each from three of the following areas: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Physics
BIO 105, 106, BIO 120, 140, 141, 181, 183, 212, CH 101, 102, 201, 202, MEA 100, 101, 110, 130, 135, 150, 200, 202, 210, 211, PY 123, 124, 125, 131, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 208, 209, 211, 212
Science Electives: One additional laboratory science courses from the GEP list of science courses
2. Social Sciences: Nine (9) credit hours required from three different disciplines from the College approved Social Science course list. Six (6) must be GEP-Social Science approved.
3. Calculus: MA 121, 131, 141, 231, 241, 242
Math Electives: (Two additional math or statistics courses, one must be GEP-math approved) MA 114, 205, 231, 241, ST 311, 312, 3614.
Literature: One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature list.
5. Logic, Phil of Language & Cognition: Two three (3) credit hour courses selected from 400-level LOG, PHI 331, 332, 425, or PSY 425. At least one must be a PHI course.
6. Philosophy: Any three (3) credit hour PHI course from the University-approved GEP Humanities course list. Courses in logic (LOG) or religion (REL) may not be used to meet this requirement. This is not included in the 30 hours required in the major.
7. Arts and Letters: One three (3) credit hour course is required from the College approved Arts & Letters list.
8. History: One three (3) credit hour course is required from the College approved History list.
9. History of Philosophy: Six (6) credit hours. In addition to PHI 301, one course from the following PHI 300, PHI 302, or PHI 401.
10. Research and Writing in Philosophy: Three (3) credit hours. Either PHI 494 (Research and Writing in Ethics) or PHI 495 (Research and Writing in History of Philosophy), plus PHI 496 (Research and Writing in Contemporary Philosophy) and PHI 497 (Research and Writing in Logic, Representation, and Reasoning).
11. Ethics Elective: Three (3) credit hours. Choose PHI 309, 375, 376, 420 or 475.
12. Advanced Writing and Communication: Choose one three credit hour course from the College approved advanced writing and communication list.
13. Additional Course in Logic and Cognitive Science Cognition, Philosophy of Science. • Additional three (3)-hour course from LOG 201, LOG 4**, PHI 210,330, 331, 332, 333, 340, 425,440,445,447, PSY 425.
14. Philosophy of Science: Choose one three (3) credit hour course from PHI 340, 440 or 447.
15. Advanced Science/Technology Requirement: A 15-hour concentration in ONE area of science, technology, or mathematics is required. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in this group of courses. Approval of the selected courses will be indicated by the signature of the student, his/her adviser, the department’s B.S. program coordinator (if different from the adviser), and the college Associate/Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
16. Free Electives: No more than 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for Credit only (S/U).
17. The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies does not accept D grades (D·, D, D+) in courses taken to satisfy any major requirements.
18. A major GPA of at least 2.0 is required for graduation.
19. At least one of the courses taken to satisfy the History of Philosophy, Ethics, Logic, Philosophy of Language and Cognition, Philosophy of Science, or Additional Courses in Logic and Cognition requirements must be a three-credit· hour, 400-level PHI or LOG course (other than PHI 498 or LOG 498).*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://www.ncsu.edu/uap/academic-standards/gep/courselists/index.html.
A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours -one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Fulfilled as part of major requirement.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours -include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Fulfilled as part of major requirement.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as port of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Fulfilled as part of major requirement.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as port of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Fulfilled as part of major requirement.
E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours -at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
__ Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or l. Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Fulfilled as part of major requirement.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)
The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements 
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USO) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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