The Department of Philosophy offers four Philosophy undergraduate major concentrations:
Note: The requirements listed here are for those who declared their major after Fall 2011. For those who declared during or before Fall 2011, please see the topic on the department’s FAQ page titled “I declared a major or minor in philosophy before or during Fall 2011”.
31 hours distributed as follows:
Five electives, two of which must be at the 400-level. (Normally 100-level Philosophy courses will count only if taken prior to any 200 or higher-level course.)
Note: Only courses in which a student has received a C grade or better (not C-) will be accepted toward the major or minor.
To view the current Philosophy Majors student worksheet please click here.
For the College of Arts & Sciences and Philosophy Majors Undergraduate Admission Requirements, please refer to the UNM Catalog listing.
For students considering law school, and those who wish a philosophy major with a concentration in ethics, legal, and social philosophy.
30-31 hours distributed as follows:
Plus, 9 hours of Philosophy electives, 6 of which must be at the 300 level or above. (Normally 100 level Philosophy courses will only count if taken prior to any 200 level or higher courses.)
Outside the department, the following courses are recommended (though they do not count towards the major): Pol Sc 315 or 316 (Constitutional Law).
To view the current Pre-Law Philosophy Majors student worksheet please click here.
For the College of Arts & Sciences and Pre-Law Philosophy Concentration Undergraduate Admission Requirements, please refer to the UNM Catalog listing.
The minimum requirement is 45 hours, including:
To view the current English Philosophy Majors Student worksheet
For the College of Arts & Sciences and English-Philosophy Program Undergraduate Admission Requirements, please refer to the UNM Catalog listing.
The Philosophy department participates fully in the following interdisciplinary programs which offer undergraduate minors and/or majors within the following departments and programs: