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Program Requirements for 2015-2016 Catalog Year

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The General Education Program Website is located at http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education/)

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    FGCU Course: Students are encouraged to take several courses with the prefixes of PHH, PHI, PHM, PHP, or REL as part of their lower division requirements or electives.
    Acceptable Substitute: None

  3. Required Courses in the Major (15 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)
    PHH 3050 Phi: History Texts Methods I (3)
    PHH 4051 Phi: History Texts Methods II (3)
    PHI 3130 Logic and Disputation (3)
    PHI 4938 Capstone Seminar in Philosophy (3)

  4. Restricted Electives in the Major (21 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.  Courses used to fulfill the requirement in one group cannot be used to fulfill the requirement in another group.

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    PHI 3320 Reasoning and Argumentation (3)
    PHI 3670 Ethics in Theory and Practice (3)
    PHI 3720 Faith and Reason (3)

    Select 9 credits from the following:
    PHH 3501 Marx, Freud and other Heretics (3)
    PHH 3931 ST History of Philosophy (3) (may be repeated once)
    PHI 3320 Reasoning and Argumentation (3)
    PHI 4905 Directed Independent Study (3)
    PHM 4123 Feminist Philosophy (3)
    PHP 3786 Existentialism (3)
    PHP 4930 Major Figures in Philosophy (3) (may be repeated once)

    Select 9 credits from the following:
    LIT 4213 Literary Theory (3)
    LIT 4934 Advanced Topics in Crit Theory (3)
    PHH 3801 Self in Eastern Philosophy (3)
    PHI 3223 Philosophy Human Communication (3)
    PHI 3550 Philosophy of Nature (3)
    PHI 3670 Ethics in Theory and Practice (3)
    PHI 3720 Faith and Reason (3)
    PHI 3930 Special Topics in Philosophy (3)
    PHI 3941 Philosophy Internship (1-3)
    PHI 4905 Directed Independent Study (3)
    PHM 3101 Philosophies of Liberation (3)
    PHM 3351 Philosophy of Human Rights (3)
    POT 3003 Political Theorists (3)


  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 120 HRS