Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts Concentration in Philosophy of Brain and Mind

Requirements

The philosophy major with a concentration in the philosophy of brain and mind requires 33 credit hours of which 21 hours must be upper level (3000-4990).

Required Core Courses
PHIL 1210CRITICAL REASONING3
or PHIL 2010 SYMBOLIC LOGIC
PHIL 2020INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY OF MIND3
or PHIL 3650 PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
PHIL 2030INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS3
PHIL 3250/PSYC 4250LIMITS OF CONSCIOUSNESS3
PHIL 4000ADVANCED PHILOSOPHY WRITING SEMINAR3
Required Elective Courses
At least 6 credit hours drawn from upper level (3000- and 4000-) courses on List A, “Approved Courses in Philosophy of Brain and Mind” (see below).6
At least 9 additional credit hours drawn in any combination from EITHER courses on List A, “Approved courses in Philosophy of Brain and Mind” OR List B, “Approved Courses in Neuroscience and Psychology” (see below).9
At least 3 additional credit hours drawn from any upper level (3000- and 4000-) PHIL course.3
Total Credits33
 The Philosophy of Brain and Mind List of Approved Philosophy Courses
List A: Approved courses in Philosophy of Brain and Mind
PHIL 1010INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY3
PHIL 1210CRITICAL REASONING3
PHIL 2010SYMBOLIC LOGIC3
PHIL 2020INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY OF MIND3
PHIL 3130HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY3
PHIL 3300ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY3
PHIL 3400PHILOSOPHY OF NATURAL SCIENCE3
PHIL 3410PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE3
PHIL 3500PROBLEMS IN PHILOSOPHY (Special Topic: Philosophy of Emotion)3
PHIL 3500PROBLEMS IN PHILOSOPHY (Special Topic: Rationality, Judgement, and Decision Making)3
PHIL 3500PROBLEMS IN PHILOSOPHY (Special Topic: Special Topics in Philosophy - approved topics only)3
PHIL 3600EPISTEMOLOGY3
PHIL 3610PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE3
PHIL 3700METAPHYSICS3
PHIL 3650PHILOSOPHY OF MIND3
PHIL 3960READINGS IN PHILOSOPHY (approved topics only)1-3
List B: Approved courses in Neuroscience and Psychology
PSYC 4070COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY3
PSYC 4090COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE3
PSYC 4210SENSATION AND PERCEPTION3
PSYC 4230BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE3
PSYC 4520PSYCHOLINGUISTICS3
NEUR 1520INTRODUCTION TO NEUROSCIENCE I3
NEUR 4330SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE3
NEUR 4890GENES, BRAIN, AND BEHAVIOR3