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- Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
- Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Ethics
- Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Philosophy of Law
- Bachelor of Science in Philosophy
- Bachelor of Science in Philosophy with a Concentration in Logic, Representation and Reasoning

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Current NC State students who wish to change to a major in Philosophy or to add a second major in Philosophy should submit an online intra-campus transfer application using the Change of Degree Application (CODA) system. Electronic applications may be submitted during the following review cycles: August 1 - October 1; January 1 - March 1; and June 1 - June 15. Students who have completed at least 12 credit hours at NC State with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher will be accepted automatically. Students who have completed at least 12 credit hours at NC State with an overall GPA between 2.0 and 2.99 are subject to individual review. It is recommended that these students complete at least one philosophy course with a grade of B- or better before applying. For further information, please contact Student Services Assistant Ken Peters at kepeters@ncsu.edu.

Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy must complete 30 hours in philosophy, including the three hours of philosophy required of all CHASS students:

- two courses in the development of Western philosophical thought (two of: PHI 300, PHI 301, PHI 302, or PHI 401);

- a course in logic (one of: LOG 201, LOG 335, LOG 435, or LOG 437);

- one course in value theory (one of: PHI 309, PHI 313, PHI 325, PHI 375, PHI 376, PHI 420, or PHI 475) ;

- one course in contemporary philosophy (one of: PHI 330, PHI 331, PHI 332, PHI 333, PHI 425, PHI 440, or PHI 447);

- one-credit writing courses in each of three core areas of philosophy (all of: PHI 494, PHI 495, PHI

496); and

- four additional LOG or PHI courses (but note that PHI 205 and PHI 210 may not both be used toward the requirements for the degree).

For students declaring this major after Summer I 2014, at least one of the courses taken to satisfy these requirements must be a three-credit-hour, 400-level PHI or LOG course (other than PHI/LOG 498).

The concentration requires 30 hours in philosophy, including the three hours of philosophy required of all CHASS students:

- two courses in the development of Western philosophical thought (two of: PHI 300, PHI 301, PHI 302, or PHI 401) ;

- a course in logic (one of: LOG 201, LOG 335, LOG 435, or LOG 437) ;

- two core courses in ethics (two of: PHI 375, PHI 376, PHI 475)

- two additional courses in ethics (two of: PHI 221, PHI 309, PHI 313, PHI 325, PHI 375 (if not taken as a core course), PHI 376 (if not taken as a core course), PHI 420, or PHI 475 (if not taken as a core course));

- one course in contemporary philosophy (one of: PHI 330, PHI 331, PHI 332, PHI 333, PHI 425, PHI 440, or PHI 447);

- one-credit writing courses in each of three core areas of philosophy (all of: PHI 494, PHI 495, PHI 496); and

- one additional PHI course.

For students declaring this major after Summer I 2014, at least one of the courses taken to satisfy these requirements must be a three-credit-hour, 400-level PHI or LOG course (other than PHI/LOG 498).

The concentration requires 30 hours in philosophy, including the three hours of philosophy required of all CHASS students:

- either PHI 375, PHI 376, or PHI 475;

- two advised electives;

- three core courses (all of: PHI 309, PHI 312, and PHI 313);

- one course in the development of Western philosophical thought (one of: PHI 300, PHI 301, PHI 302, or PHI 401) ;

- a course in logic or practical reasoning (one of: LOG 201, LOG 335, LOG 435, LOG 437, or PHI 250);

- one course in contemporary philosophy (one of: PHI 330, PHI 331, PHI 332, PHI 333, PHI 425, PHI 440, or PHI 447); and

- one-credit writing courses in each of three central areas of philosophy (all of: PHI 494, PHI 495, PHI 496).

For students declaring this major after Summer I 2014, at least one of the courses taken to satisfy these requirements must be a three-credit-hour, 400-level PHI or LOG course (other than PHI/LOG 498).

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy must complete 30 hours in philosophy, including the three hours of philosophy required of all CHASS students:

- two courses in the development of Western philosophical thought (two of: PHI 300, PHI 301, PHI 302, or PHI 401);

- a course in logic (one of: LOG 201, LOG 335, LOG 435, or LOG 437);

- one course in value theory (one of: PHI 309, PHI 313, PHI 325, PHI 375, PHI 376, PHI 420, or PHI 475);

- one course in contemporary philosophy (one of: PHI 330, PHI 331, PHI 332, PHI 333, PHI 425, PHI 440, or PHI 447);

- one course in the philosophy of science (one of: PHI 340, PHI 440, or PHI 447);

- one-credit writing courses in each of three core areas of philosophy (all of: PHI 494, PHI 495, PHI 496); and

- three additional LOG or PHI courses to meet the minimum 30 hours required (but note that PHI 205 and PHI 210 may not both be used toward this requirement).

The concentration requires 30 hours in philosophy, not including the three hours of philosophy required of all CHASS students:

- two courses in the development of Western philosophical thought (PHI 301 plus either PHI 300, PHI 302, or PHI 401);

- one course in value theory (PHI 375);

- three courses in logic, language and cognitive science (three of: LOG 335, LOG 435, LOG 437, PHI 331, PHI/PSY 425);

- one course in the philosophy of science (one of: PHI 440, PHI 447);

- two additional courses in logic and cognitive philosophy (two of: LOG 201, LOG 335, LOG 435, LOG 437, PHI 330, PHI 331, PHI 332, PHI 333, PHI/PSY 425 , PHI 440, or PHI 447); and

- one-credit writing courses in each of three core areas of philosophy (PHI 496 and PHI 497 plus either PHI 494 or PHI 495).