Philosophy
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Philosophy
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 x ENG 1013 Composition II 3 x
ENG 1913 Making Connections in the Humanities 3     PHIL 1503 Logic and Practical Reasoning 3  
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 x   ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 x
PHIL 1103 Intro to Philosophy 3 x PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 x
HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology 3 x   ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2613 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 x
  ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 17
Year 2 Year 2
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
Foreign Language Elementary I 3     Foreign Language Elementary II 3 x
HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology  3 x   CHEM 1013 or PHSC 1203 or GEOL 1003 or PHYS 1003 or PHYS 2034 or PHYS 2054 Gen Chemistry I or Physical Science or Environmental Geology or Intro to Space Science or University Physics I or General Physics I 3 or 4  
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 x   CHEM 1011 or PHSC 1201 or GEOL 1001 or PHYS 1101 Gen Chem I Lab or Physical Science Lab or Environmental Geology Lab or Space Science Lab (Physics courses include lab) 1 or 0   
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 x   HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology 3  
ENG 2003 Intro to Literature I  3 X SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 x
ENG 2013 Intro to Literature II 3 X ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Year 3 Year 3
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PHIL 3213 Ancient Philosophy 3 x   ENHANCE-MENT General Education course not previously taken or see enhancement list 3 x
PHIL 3000/4000  PHIL Metaphysics - see list 3     PHIL 3223 Modern Philosophy 3 x
Foreign Language Intermediate I 3     PHIL 3000/4000 Philosophy Value - see list 3  
PHIL 3000/4000 PHIL elective 3     Foreign Language Intermediate II 3  
ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3 ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15
Year 4 Year 4
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PHIL 3000/4000 See PHIL List 3     PHIL 3000/4000 See PHIL List 3  
PHIL 3000/4000 See PHIL List 3     PHIL 3000/4000 See PHIL List 3  
PHIL 3000/4000 See PHIL List 3     PHIL 3000/4000 See PHIL List 3  
ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Student's Choice 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Student's Choice 3  
ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Student's Choice 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 Student's Choice 3  
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15
 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 124  
 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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