The major requires a senior oral examination (0 credits). A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the major. (A grade of C- will not satisfy the requirement.)
The basic track in the major requires a minimum of three lower-division hours and 18 upper-division hours in philosophy, for a total of 21 philosophy hours.
For more information and a general overview, see Philosophy.
To find which courses will fulfill core requirements, search the Course Schedule by “Attribute Type” to locate courses in the current and upcoming semester that fulfill specific core requirements. The Course Schedule is located on the Rockhurst Registrar’s webpage at www.rockhurst/registrar.
Three additional upper-division philosophy courses will be selected by the student and major advisor. The required 12 hours of related upper-division coursework normally can be fulfilled by a second major or possibly a minor. A foreign language is strongly recommended. Students following the basic track who intend to pursue graduate study in philosophy will be advised to take additional philosophy courses.