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Department of Philosophy

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Recommendations for planning your BA in Philosophy

Choose your courses carefully in years one and two in order to ensure that you have the prerequisites for the 400/500 level courses. Optimally, Philosophy majors should:

  1. take either 201 or 249 in your first year
  2. take both 395 and 397 in your second year
  3. take 279 in your first or second year
  4. take one of 301, 303, 305, 307, 309 or 311 in your second year.

Course suggestions for Philosophy Minors

Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology:
PHIL 249, 325, 337, 347, 425, 449, 451, 453.

Computer Science, Mathematics:
PHIL 201, 279 or 377, 307, 379, 471, 473, 479.

Greek and Roman Studies:
PHIL 301, 303, 315, 401, 403, 501, 503.

History:
PHIL 301, 303, 305, 307, 309 and 311, 401, 403, 405, 407, 501, 503, 505, 517.

Literature:
PHIL 301, 303, 305, 309, 315, 317, 333.

Natural Sciences:
PHIL 201, 305, 279 or 377, 345, 361, 367, 423, 461, 467.

Psychology:
PHIL 201, 367, 383, 463, 483.

Religious Studies:
PHIL 201, 249, 259, 301, 303, 305, 331, 335, 451, 517.

For students from other programs with an interest in the Liberal Arts:
PHIL 249, 259, 275, 301, 303, 305, 309, 315, 317, 325, 345, 331, 333, 337, 401, 403, 405.

Undergraduate program questions?

Undergraduate Program Administrator

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Rebecca Lesser
403.220.5531

Philosophy questions
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Women's Studies questions
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Undergraduate Program Director

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Dr. David Dick
403.220.6434
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Women's Studies Program Coordinator

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Professor Joe Kadi
403.210.7532
jkadi@ucalgary.ca »

Honours Advisor

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Dr. Jeremy Fantl
403.220.5022
jfantl@ucalgary.ca »