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Honours Specialization in Philosophy

Honors Specialization may be combined with a Major, a Minor, and/or optional courses totaling no more than 6.0 credits.

Admission Requirements
Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses with no mark below 60%. 1.0 course from Philosophy 1020, 1022E, 1100E, 1130F/G, 1200 or 1350F/G is recommended.

9.0 course module:

0.5 course from: Philosophy 2260F/G, Philosophy 2265A/B, Philosophy 2400F/G, Philosophy 2500F/G.
1.5 coursePhilosophy 2200F/G, Philosophy 2202F/G, Philosophy 2700F/G.
1.0 course from: Philosophy 2250 or Philosophy 2252W/X and an additional 0.5 course in Philosophy at the 2200 level or above.
2.0 additional courses in Philosophy at the 2200 level or above
0.5 course from: Philosophy 3260F/G, Philosophy 3410F/G, Philosophy 3501F/G, Philosophy 3601F/G, the former Philosophy 3500E (King's).
0.5 course from: Philosophy 3170F/G, Philosophy 3180F/G, Philosophy 3700E (King's), Philosophy 3710F/G or Philosophy 3720F/G.
0.5 course from: Philosophy 3003F/G, Philosophy 3006F/G, Philosophy 3012F/G, Philosophy 3014F/G, Philosophy 3020F/G, Philosophy 3022F/G, Philosophy 3023F/G,Philosophy 3024F/G, Philosophy 3026F/G, Philosophy 3027F/G, Philosophy 3028F/G, Philosophy 3110F/G or Philosophy 4050F/G.
2.5 additional courses in Philosophy at the 3000 level or above.

Note: Students using the former Philosophy 3500E and/or Philosophy 3700E to meet module requirements may reduce the 2.5 additional courses in Philosophy at the 3000 level or above accordingly.

Specialization in Philosophy

Specialization may be combined with a Major, a Minor, and/or optional courses totaling no more than 6.0 credits. 

Admission Requirements
1.0 course from Philosophy 1020, 1022E, 1100E, 1130F/G, 1200 or 1350F/G is recommended.

9.0 course module:

2.0 courses* from: Philosophy 2200F/G, Philosophy 2202F/G, Philosophy 2250, Philosophy 2500F/G, Philosophy 2700F/G.
3.0 additional courses in Philosophy at the 2200 level or above.
0.5 course from: Philosophy 3260F/G, Philosophy 3410F/G, Philosophy 3501F/G, Philosophy 3510F/G (Huron), Philosophy 3601F/G, or the former Philosophy 3500E (King's).
0.5 course from: Philosophy 3170F/G, Philosophy 3180F/G, Philosophy 3700E (King's), Philosophy 3710F/G or Philosophy 3720F/G.
0.5 course from: Philosophy 3003F/G, Philosophy 3006F/G, Philosophy 3012F/G, Philosophy 3014F/G, Philosophy 3020F/G, Philosophy 3022F/G, Philosophy 3023F/G,Philosophy 3024F/G, Philosophy 3026F/G, Philosophy 3027F/G, Philosophy 3028F/G, Philosophy 3110F/G or Philosophy 4050F/G.
2.5 additional courses in Philosophy at the 3000 level or above.

* Philosophy 2260F/G or Philosophy 2400F/G may be substituted for Philosophy 2500F/GPhilosophy 2252W/X may be substituted for Philosophy 2250.

Note: Students using the former Philosophy 3500E and/or Philosophy 3700E to meet module requirements may reduce the 2.5 additional courses in Philosophy at the 3000 level or above accordingly.

Major in Philosophy

Double Majors can be registered in either Major's faculty (if the Major modules are not from the same faculty) and may be combined with optional courses totaling no more than 3.0 credits. 

Admission Requirements
1.0 course from Philosophy 1020, 1022E, 1100E, 1130F/G, 1200 or 1350F/G is recommended.


6.0 course module:

2.0 courses from: Philosophy 2200F/G, Philosophy 2202F/G, Philosophy 2250**, Philosophy 2500F/G*, Philosophy 2700F/G.
1.0 additional course in Philosophy at the 2200 level or above.
3.0 additional courses in Philosophy at the 3000 level or above.

*Philosophy 2260F/G or Philosophy 2400F/G may be substituted for Philosophy 2500F/G.
**** Philosophy 2252W/X may be substituted for Philosophy 2250.

Minor in Philosophy

Admission Requirements
Completion of first year requirements.

4.0 course module:

2.0 courses in Philosophy at the 2000 level or above
2.0 courses in Philosophy at the 2200 level or above

Minor in Philosophy of Science

Admission Requirements
Completion of first year requirements.

4.0 course module:

0.5 course: Philosophy 2300F/G or the former Philosophy 2030F/G.
1.0 course from: Philosophy 2310F/G, Philosophy 2350F/G, Philosophy 2370F/G or Philosophy 2500F/G.
1.0 course from: Philosophy 3201A/B, Philosophy 3202B, Philosophy 3235F/G, Philosophy 3310F/G, Philosophy 3320F/G, Philosophy 3330F/G, Philosophy 3340F/G,Philosophy 3341F/G, or Philosophy 3450F/G.
1.5 additional courses in Philosophy at the 2000 level or above.

Minor in Ethics

Admission Requirements
Completion of first year requirements.

4.0 course module:

0.5 coursePhilosophy 2700F/G.
0.5 course from: Philosophy 2800F/G, Philosophy 2801F/G.
2.0 courses in Philosophy at the 2000 level or above in areas of Ethics, Applied Ethics, Political Philosophy or Philosophy of Law. Eligible courses include: Philosophy 2070E,Philosophy 2073F/G, Philosophy 2074F/G, Philosophy 2077F/G, Philosophy 2080, Philosophy 2083F/G, Philosophy 2370F/G, Philosophy 2630F/G, Philosophy 2661F/G,Philosophy 2662F/G, Philosophy 2710F/G, Philosophy 2715F/G, Philosophy 2720F/G, Philosophy 2800F/G, Philosophy 2801F/G, Philosophy 2810F/G, Philosophy 2821F/G,Philosophy 2822F/G, Philosophy 3170F/G, Philosophy 3180F/G, Philosophy 3700E, Philosophy 3710F/G, Philosophy 3720F/G, the former Philosophy 2071E, the former Philosophy 2701E.
1.0 additional course in Philosophy at the 2000 level or above.

Note: The Minor in Ethics may not be combined with the Certificate in Ethics.

Minors can be combined with Honors Specializations, Specializations, Majors, and other Minors.