Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Philosophy, B.A.

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives (Rec: PHIL 100 ) 3
DB: Biological Science or DP: Physical Science 3
DY: Science Laboratory 1
GL: Language Arts 3
PHIL 209 or (PHIL 345 ) 3
Credits 16

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
FQ: Quantitative Reasoning 3
PHIL 213 or (PHIL 313 ) 3
DS: Social Science I 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHIL 211 3
DS: Social Science II 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
FGA or FGB: Global Multicultural Perspectives 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHIL 307 (or PHIL 310 or PHIL 412 ) 3
GQR: Quantitative Reasoning 3
DB: Biological Science or DP: Physical Science 3
Elective 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHIL Asian Upper (GE HPP) 3
PHIL Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHIL 315 (or PHIL 327 , PHIL 329 , PHIL 416 ) 3
PHIL Upper Elective I 3
WI Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHIL Upper Elective II 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
GE GCC 3
PHIL Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  2. The B.A. in Philosophy requires a total of 45 semester hours of 300-400 level course work.
  3. To earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, students must fulfill the requirements for the major and meet all of the University's other baccalaureate degree requirements. (Please see the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements in the UH Hilo Catalog.)
  4. Students wishing to make timely progress toward graduation are urged to pay careful attention to all degree requirements. In addition, when planning a schedule of courses, it is imperative to be aware of course prerequisites and the frequency with which courses are offered. This information is available in the course listings in the UH Hilo Catalog. To ensure progress toward degree completion, students are urged to meet with an advisor each semester before registering.
  5. A modification of Course Requirements Form must be completed to allow for the catalog change.