Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

Philosophy

Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor or Major - complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 12 or 18 credit points from the following units:

12 or 18 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
PHIL102 The Art of Good Thinking 6  
PHIL150 Introduction to Philosophy B: Metaphysics, Knowledge and the Search for Reality 6  
PHIL151 Introduction to Philosophy A: Ethics, the Self and the Possibilities of Freedom 6  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Major - complete 30 or 36 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 48 or 54 credit points from the following units:

12 or 30 or 36
or 48 or 54 cps
PHIL303 Epistemology: The Enlightenment and Beyond 6  
PHIL304 Philosophy of Science 6  
PHIL306 European Philosophy I: The 19th Century 6  
PHIL307 European Philosophy II: The 20th and 21st Centuries 6  
PHIL308 Friendship, Love and Sex 6  
PHIL309 Sex and Death: Issues in the Philosophy of Biology 6  
PHIL330 Elementary Logic 6  
PHIL342 Ethical Theory 6  
PHIL343 Aesthetics 6  
PHIL366 The Ethics of Environmentalism 6  
PHIL375 Social Philosophy: Issues in Applied Ethics 6  
PHIL385 Reason and Choice: Individual, Social, Political 6  
RELS395 God in their Sights: The Arguments of New Atheism 6  
With permission of the Head of School, candidates may complete the following unit towards this Major or Extended Major: 0-6 cps
HUMS301 Special Option 6  
Course Requirements 24 or 48 or 72 cps
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Major of 48-60 credit points; and Elective Units of 0-12 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 48 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Minor of 24 credit points; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 24 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 96 cps
Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Philosophy:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Philosophy is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in the Bachelor of Arts component. In addition, a candidate for Philosophy honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree shall have passed 60 credit points in Philosophy, including 18 credit points at Distinction level or better at 300-level from these units.

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