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BA in Philosophy

BA in Philosophy

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    94
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
Program Learning Outcomes for BA in Philosophy Students graduating from this program will: Demonstrate an understanding of the general historical development of philosophy and develop and in depth understanding of at least one historical period or movement. Demonstrate an understanding of some of the main contemporary issues and arguments in value theory. Demonstrate an understanding of some of the main contemporary issues and arguments in epistemology and metaphysics broadly construed. Demonstrate the ability to read philosophical texts critically and with understanding of the problems and contexts. Demonstrate the cognitive and formal abilities to critically evaluate the arguments of others as well as their own. Demonstrate the abilities to communicate clearly and logically their own views on a range of important philosophical problems. Degree Requirements for BA in Philosophy For general university requirements, see Graduation Requirements. Students majoring in philosophy must complete 30 semester hours (10 three-hour departmental courses); at least 18 hours (six courses) must be at the 300 level or above. A double major must complete 27 hours (nine three-hour departmental courses) with all other requirements remaining the same.