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The Philosophy Major Course Sequence


Sample 4-Year Course Sequence

Semester 1

Semester 2

Freshman Year

VERIT 101 Veritas Symposium (3)
VTMA 111 Mathematics (3)
Foreign Language I (3)
Domain Social Science (3)

VTCV 102 Origins of the West (3)
VTPH 103 Classical Philosophy (3)*
Foreign Language II (3)
Writing Intensive Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

Sophomore Year

VTCV 201 Imagination/Invention (3)
PHIL 201 Logic (3)
PHIL 203 Modern & Contemporary Phil. (3)*

VTAMC 202 American Experience (3)
VTTH 203 Introd. to Catholic Theology (3)
Minor/ Elective Course (3)
Minor/ Elective Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

Junior Year

VTPH/VTTH 300 Ethics & the Human Good (3)
VTGC 301 America in Global Context (3)
PHIL 321 Metaphysics (3)
Philosophy Elective (3)
Minor/ Elective Course (3)

VTTH 203 Modernity in Literature/Arts (3)
Global Encounters (3)
PHIL 318 Theory of Knowledge (3)
Philosophy Elective (3)
Minor/ Elective Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

Senior Year

Domain Theology (3)
PHIL 400 Topics in Philosophy (3)
PHIL 498 Senior Seminar (3)
Minor/ Elective Course (3)

VERIT 400 Veritas Leadership Portfolio (4)
PHIL 400 Topics in Philosophy (3)
Philosophy elective (3)
Minor/ Elective Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

*VTPH 103 and PHIL 203 are prerequisites for all other courses in Philosophy except PHIL 201.


Note that the average full-time student course load per semester is 12-16 credit hours. The Veritas Program is the required liberal arts component of the Mount education.


Learn More about the Veritas Program Philosophy requirements. VTPH 103 and PHIL 203 are prerequisites for all other courses in Philosophy except PHIL 201.

 
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