OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120
Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0
Minimum number of credits required to complete the major: 30
Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward major: A grade of C- or better is required in any Philosophy courses counting towards major.
Other GPA requirements to graduate: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses in the major field that are credited toward the major.
Required Course(s) for fulfilling Capstone Experience: PHI 475; HON 498/499 on a topic in Philosophy and advised (or co-advised) by a philosophy faculty member.
Courses satisfying the writing intensive requirement within the major: PHI 344, PHI 346, PHI 432, and PHI 475
Residency requirement: Majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences require a minimum of 15 institutional credits in the major.
Contact Information: Kirsten Jacobson, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Room 109, The Maples. 581-3848, firstname.lastname@example.org; Jennifer Bowen, Administrative Specialist II, Department of Philosophy, The Maples, 581-3865.
The requirements listed on this page are specific to this particular major. Students are also responsible for meeting any graduation requirements set out by their college. Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) should make sure to review those requirements as stated on the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences page of the catalog.
For more information about our undergraduate program, program learning outcomes, internships, special resources and programs, and research and career opportunities, see our web site at https://umaine.edu/philosophy/.
Information about the Philosophy major