Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 40

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
PHIL 110 Introduction to Critical Thinking I 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2,3 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6 6
 Units15-16
Third Semester
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
PHIL 450 Ethics 3
PHIL 502 World Religions 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Fifth Semester
PHIL 303 Modern Philosophy 3
PHIL 320GW Philosophical Analysis - GWAR 7 3
Comparative Thought (6 units) 7 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Select One: 3
Ancient Philosophy  
Medieval Philosophy  
Islamic Philosophy  
PHIL 525/RELS 300 The Nature of Religious Experience 3
Comparative Thought (6 units) 8 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6 6
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Select One: 3
Ancient Philosophy  
Medieval Philosophy  
Islamic Philosophy  
PHIL 500 Philosophy of Religion 3
Elective Units from Related Fields (6 units) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
PHIL 605
Metaphysics
or Theory of Knowledge
3
PHIL 696 Directed Reading: Learning Outcomes 1
Elective Units from Related Fields (6 units) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 6 8
 Units15
 Total Units120-122