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Master of Arts, Major in Applied Philosophy and Ethics

Degree Requirements

Thesis Option

Required Courses

PHIL 5301 Applied Philosophy                                                3        

PHIL 5302 Dialogue                                                                 3

PHIL 5320 History of Ethics                                                    3

Prescribed Electives                                                                9         

Choose 9 hours of graduate electives from the following:                   

PHIL 5303 Philosophy of Technology

PHIL 5304 Philosophy of Language

PHIL 5305 Philosophical Writing

PHIL 5306 Foundation Studies

PHIL 5314 American Philosophy

PHIL 5322 Professional Ethics

PHIL 5323 Environmental Ethics

PHIL 5324 Meaning of Life

PHIL 5325 Philosophy of Sex and Love

PHIL 5326 Philosophy and Sport

PHIL 5327 Medical Ethics and Bio-ethics

PHIL 5328 Major Work or Theme in Ethics

PHIL 5329 Food Ethics

PHIL 5340 Philosophy of Logic

PHIL 5351 Philosophy of Education

PHIL 5355 Philosophical Theory of Science

PHIL 5356 Philosophical Theory of Knowledge

PHIL 5360A Ethics and Dementia

PHIL 5360B Moral Psychology

PHIL 5360C Philosophy, Nonviolence, Sustainability, and Social Change

PHIL 5361A Philosophy of Biology

PHIL 5361B Philosophy of the Human Sciences

PHIL 5361C Philosophy of Emotion

PHIL 5362A The History of Analytic Philosophy

PHIL 5362B 19th Century Philosophy

PHIL 5363A Philosophy and Science Fiction

PHIL 5373 Themes in Africana Philosophy

PHIL 5388 Problems in Philosophy

Free Electives                                                                             6

Choose 6 hours of graduate course work from a discipline other than philosophy

Thesis Courses

PHIL 5399A Thesis

PHIL 5399B Thesis

Total hours                                                                                 30

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Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses

PHIL 5301 Applied Philosophy                                                3        

PHIL 5302 Dialogue                                                                 3

PHIL 5320 History of Ethics                                                    3

Prescribed Electives                                                                9         

Choose 18 hours of graduate electives from the following:                   

PHIL 5303 Philosophy of Technology  

PHIL 5304 Philosophy of Language

PHIL 5305 Philosophical Writing

PHIL 5306 Foundation Studies

PHIL 5314 American Philosophy

PHIL 5322 Professional Ethics

PHIL 5323 Environmental Ethics

PHIL 5324 Meaning of Life

PHIL 5325 Philosophy of Sex and Love

PHIL 5326 Philosophy and Sport

PHIL 5327 Medical Ethics and Bio-ethics

PHIL 5328 Major Work or Theme in Ethics

PHIL 5329 Food Ethics

PHIL 5340 Philosophy of Logic

PHIL 5351 Philosophy of Education

PHIL 5355 Philosophical Theory of Science

PHIL 5356 Philosophical Theory of Knowledge

PHIL 5360A Ethics and Dementia

PHIL 5360B Moral Psychology

PHIL 5360C Philosophy, Nonviolence, Sustainability, and Social Change

PHIL 5361A Philosophy of Biology

PHIL 5361B Philosophy of the Human Sciences

PHIL 5361C Philosophy of Emotion

PHIL 5362A The History of Analytic Philosophy

PHIL 5362B 19th Century Philosophy

PHIL 5363A Philosophy and Science Fiction

PHIL 5373 Themes in Africana Philosophy

PHIL 5388 Problems in Philosophy

Free Electives                                                                             6

Choose 6 hours of graduate course work from a discipline other than philosophy

Total hours                                                                                 33