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ARCHIVED 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy (Concentration in Religion), B.A.

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Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42

Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements

The major in Philosophy with a concentration in Religion requires:

Concentration in Religion

Modern Foreign Languages 231-232 or 240: 6 hours


30 hours as follows:

Foundations of the Study of Religion (12 hours)

Additional Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Arts program in the Arts and Sciences College, a total of 42 hours is required, which includes a second major, minor, or approved program, and 12-14 general (free) electives depending on the number of hours taken in the major that also fulfill the Liberal Studies requirements.. At least 30 hours of courses at WCU must be taken at the junior-senior level to meet one of the University’s degree requirements.  Only grades of  C (2.0) or higher satisfy requirements for the major.

Note: Students who pursue a concentration in Philosophy can also choose a minor in Religion and students who pursue a concentration in Religion can also choose a minor in Philosophy. These students cannot, however, use a single course to count towards both the concentration and the minor.  Taking a course (like PAR 392 or PAR 393) once cannot be used to satisfy more than one section.

Additional Information

Visit the department’s website at to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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