The philosophy program at Midwestern State University presently serves three broad segments of the student population: first, the general undergraduate population; second, students with interdisciplinary majors and minors; and third, philosophy minors.
All MSU undergraduates are required to complete 3 hours of coursework in Language, Philosophy & Culture as part of the core curriculum.
The Humanities Major requires 36 semester hours of selected humanities and related interdisciplinary coursework (including philosophy courses) and 18-24 hours in a selected field of concentration.
The Humanities Minor requires 18 semester hours: 12 in selected humanities courses (including philosophy) and 6 in history (History 1333, 1433).
The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) with Liberal Arts emphasis requires 36 semester hours of coursework in liberal arts (including philosophy) and social sciences.
The Philosophy Minor requires 18 semester hours of coursework in philosophy consisting of 3 required courses (PHIL 1033, PHIL 2033, and 3 hours of coursework in history of philosophy - PHIL 3033, PHIL 3133, PHIL 3233, PHIL 3333, PHIL 3433, or PHIL 3533 if the topic is historic in nature) plus 3 additional electives of which 2 must be advanced.
Prerequisites: 3 hours of prior PHIL coursework or permission of coordinator