The Department of Philosophy offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.

Faculty: Professor Brady, chairperson. Professors Foster, Johnson, and Wenisch; Associate Professors Krieger, Meghani, and Mollgaard; Assistant Professors Jomaa (joint appointment with PSC) and Reed; Professors Emeriti Kim, Peterson, Schwarz, Young and Zeyl; Lecturers Bartels, Nichols, and Prentiss; Multicultural Faculty Fellow Haile.

Students selecting this major must complete no fewer than 33 credits (maximum 48) in philosophy. Students are required to take PHL 205; at least one from PHL 101, 451 (logic); at least one from PHL 212, 314 (ethics); at least one from PHL 341, 342, 452; both PHL 321 and 323; at least one from PHL 204, 318, 324, 346; and PHL 490 [capstone]. The remaining nine credits may be chosen freely from the list of PHL courses offered by the department. At least 18 credits in course work must be at the 300 level or above.

A total of 120 credits is required for graduation. At least 42 of these must be in courses numbered 300 or above.