BA with Honours in Philosophy

See general degree requirements for the BA Honours under Degree Requirements.

Students interested in Honours Programs are encouraged to apply by the middle of their third year. Please contact honours advisor.  For more information, and to download the honours application form, available online at

Departmental Requirements

At least 60 credit hours in Philosophy of which at least 54 and no more than 66 are beyond the 1000 level

Select at least six credit hours from the following- Philosophy (Logic):
Select at least six credit hours from the following - Philosophy (History):
  • PHIL 2350.03: History of Philosophy: Ancient
  • PHIL 2165.03: Philosophy and the Black Experience
  • PHIL 2610.03: History of Philosophy: The Rationalists
  • PHIL 2620.03: History of Philosophy: The Empiricists
  • PHIL 3110.03: History of Ethics: Plato to Epicurus
  • PHIL 3115.03: History of Ethics: Kant's Moral Theory
  • PHIL 3630.03: History of Philosophy: Kant
  • PHIL 3635.03: History of Philosophy: 19th Century Philosophy
  • PHIL 3640.03: History of Philosophy: 20th Century Philosophy
  • PHIL 3660.03: Post-Modern Philosophy

At least 24 credit hours at or above the 3000 level, including three credit hours in:


At least six credit hours at the 4000 level.

Honours Thesis