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 ScienceD,8 3
Social ScienceD,8 3 Mathematics3,A 3
CalculusA,2 3 GEP – Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
GEP – Health & Exercise Studies 100 levelE 1 Free Elective11 3
15 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Literature6 3 Natural Science1 4
Natural Science1 4 Arts and Letters10 3
LOG/MA 335 3 History C,5 3
PhilosophyC,9 3 Social Science 8 3
Mathematics Elective3 3 Philosophy 301 3
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
PHI 494 Writing in Ethics or PHI 495 Writing in History of Philosophy 1 Philosophy or Logic Elective16 3
Logic, Philosophy of Language, CognitionG,14 3 Logic, Philosophy of Language, Cognition 14 3
Ethics Elective13 3 History of PhilosophyG,12 3
Advanced Writing/Communication7 3 Philosophy of Science15,G 3
Free electives11 4 Advance Science/Technology4 3
14 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Adv Sci/Technology4 6 Adv Sci/Techology14 6
PHI 496 Writing in Contemporary Philosophy 1 PHI 497 Writing in Logic 1
Philosophy or Logic Elective16 3 Free electives11 8
GEP Additional Breadth RequirementF 3
Free electives11 2
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*17, 18, 19,20,I,J,K : 120
Major/Program Footnotes:

  1. Basic Science:Sixteen hours. Twelve hours from Natural Science Group 201 Basic Sciences.  (Three basic laboratory science courses from the GEP list of Natural Science courses.  One course each from three of the following areas:  Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Physics). Four hours from Group 202 Science Electives (One additional laboratory science course from the GEP list of Natural Science courses).
  2. Calculus: Choose one course from the College approved list.  3-4 credits.
  3. Mathematics Electives: Two additional math or statistics courses chosen from MA 114 and above or ST 305 and above. One of the courses must be selected from the GEP Mathematical Sciences list. 6 to 8 credits
  4. Advanced Science/ Technology Requirement: A 15-credit hour concentration in one area of science, technology, or mathematics, selected by the student under the guidance of the student’s major adviser. Titles and numbers of the selected courses will be recorded in a written document. Approval of the selected courses will be indicated by the signature of the student, his or her advisor, the department’s Bachelor of Science program coordinator (if applicable, and if a different person than the adviser), and a College of Humanities and Social Sciences Assistant Dean. Approval by these university officials is required for the option plan to be officially implemented. The completed document will be placed in the student’s Dean’s Office and Departmental files. A minimum GPA of 2.0 in this group of courses is required for graduation.
  5. History: Choose from the College approved History list. 3 credits
  6. Literature:Choose from the College approved Literature course list. 3 credits
  7. Writing and Communication: One course in advanced writing, speech, selected from College approved list, or a 200-level foreign language course. 3 credits.
  8. Social Science: Nine (9) credit hours, selected from College-approved list, required from three different disciplines, six (6) hours must be on GEP-Social Sciences list.
  9.  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 departmental (major) requirements.
  10. Arts and Letters:  Choose from the College approved Arts and Letters course list. 3 credits
  11. Free Elective: Maximum twelve hours of free electives may be taken for credit only.
  12. History of Philosophy: Choose one course from department-approved list. 3 credits.
  13. Ethics Elective: Choose one course from department-approved list. 3 credits.
  14. Logic, Philosophy of Language & Cognition Two three (3) credit hour courses selected from 400-level LOG, PHI 331, 332, 347, 425, or PSY 425. At least one must be a PHI course. 6 credits.
  15. Philosophy of Science: Choose one course from department-approved list. 3 credits.
  16. PHI or LOG Electives: Choose one course from department-approved list. 3 credits.
  17. 400-Level PHI/LOG Course: 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). (Note: “It is not necessary to take at least one 400-level course to satisfy each one of the listed requirements.)
  18. The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies does not accept D grades (D·, D, D+) in courses taken to satisfy any major requirements.
  19. Major Residency Requirements: A minimum of 18 hours in the major must be completed at NC State.
  20. Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements: A major GPA of at least 2.0 is required for graduation.

  *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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