Philosophy Major (B.A.) (Combined B.A./M.B.A. Business Administration)

Program Requirements


Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.
Required Courses
PHIL 264Critical Reasoning and Arguments3
Value Theory
Complete 2 courses from the following:6
History of Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Philosophies of Art
Special Topics in Fields in Philosophy
Knowledge and Reality
Complete 2 courses from the following:6
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Mind
Knowledge, Belief and Truth
Existence and Reality
Special Topics in Fields of Philosophy
Complete 1 course from the following:3
History of Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy
History of Philosophy: Modern Philosophy
Nineteenth Century Philosophy
Special Topics in Periods of Movements
Traditions in Contemporary Philosophy
Complete 1 course from the following:3
American Philosophy
Analytic Philosophy
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Special Topics in Periods of Movements
PHIL 424Seminar in Philosophy3
Major Electives
Complete 4 courses from the list below. Only one course may be at the 100 level.12
Total Credits36

M.B.A. Swing Courses taken at the undergraduate level

Upon admission to the dual degree program, students will be provided with a cohort sequence and a student code which will allow them to enroll in a specific list of 6 credits (3 or 4 courses) from the list.  These courses will also count toward the M.B.A. program requirements.

ACCT 560Accounting for Business Managers3
ECON 562Macroeconomics Analysis and Public Policy1.5
ECON 563Managerial Economics1.5
INBS 561Emerging Trends in Global Markets1.5
INFO 561Foundations of Data Analytics1.5
INFO 562Operations Analytics1.5
INFO 563Information Systems Strategy and Innovation3
INFO 564Operations and Supply Chain Management1.5
MGMT 561Achieving Competitive Advantage1.5
MGMT 567Business Growth Strategy1.5
MKTG 561Applied Marketing Management1.5
MKTG 562Market Analysis and Customer Insight1.5
MKTG 563Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility1.5

Major Electives

PHIL 100Introduction to Philosophy3
PHIL 102Ethics3
PHIL 106Logic3
PHIL 200History of Ethics3
PHIL 202Ethics and Business3
PHIL 204Philosophical Issues in Biomedical Ethics3
PHIL 206Philosophical Issues in Law and Justice3
PHIL 208Ethical Issues in Education3
PHIL 212Social and Political Philosophy3
PHIL 214Ethics of Love, Sex and Desire3
PHIL 231American Philosophy3
PHIL 233Contemporary Philosophers3
PHIL 237Asian Philosophy3
PHIL 239Existentialism3
PHIL 260Philosophies of Art3
PHIL 262Philosophy of Religion3
PHIL 266Philosophy of Science3
PHIL 270Philosophy of Mind3
PHIL 271Philosophy of Sport3
PHIL 280Philosophy of Technology3
PHIL 288Introduction to Cognitive Science3
PHIL 290Special Topics in Fields in Philosophy3
PHIL 295Special Topics in Periods and Movements3
PHIL 310Knowledge, Belief and Truth3
PHIL 312Existence and Reality3
PHIL 316Philosophy of Law3
PHIL 322Ideals of Peace3
PHIL 324Legal Reasoning3
PHIL 330Philosophy and Death3
PHIL 331History of Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy3
PHIL 333History of Philosophy: Modern Philosophy3
PHIL 334Theoretical and Applied Ethics3
PHIL 335Nineteenth Century Philosophy3
PHIL 337Analytic Philosophy3
PHIL 339Contemporary Continental Philosophy3
PHIL 376Feminist Jurisprudence3
PHIL 390Special Topics in Fields of Philosophy3
PHIL 395Special Topics in Periods of Movements3
PHIL 397Special Topics in Periods of Movements3
PHIL 446Independent Study in Philosophy3-12