Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy 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 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 1,2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 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) 4 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units15-16
Third Semester
PHIL 205 Formal Logic I 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
PHIL 450 Ethics 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
PHIL 303 Modern Philosophy 3
PHIL 320GW Philosophical Analysis - GWAR 3
PHIL 321 Being and Knowing 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 5 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
PHIL 301
Ancient Philosophy
or Medieval Philosophy
or Islamic Philosophy
3
Electives (9 units) 3
Normative Issues (6 units) 6 3
Core Issues of the Discipline (6 units) 7 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Electives (9 units) 3
Normative Issues (6 units) 6 3
Core Issues of the Discipline (6 units) 6 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
PHIL 696 Directed Reading: Learning Outcomes 1
Electives (9 units) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Four 5 11
 Units15
 Total Units120-122