Philosophy BA

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Philosophy majors will be able to conduct philosophical research by using bibliographic resources and formulating reasonable interpretations of philosophical literature.

  2. Philosophy majors will be able to analyze and evaluate arguments using standard philosophical techniques.

  3. Philosophy majors will be able to state and defend in writing a philosophical or interpretive thesis.

  4. Philosophy majors will display critical understanding of the Aristotelian/Thomistic tradition.

  5. Philosophy majors will display critical understanding of the theoretical foundations of morality, including the fundamental concepts and principles that are applied in morally responsible decision making and, more specifically, morally responsible leadership.