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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, Law, and Politics Certificate

This certificate provides strong background in the philosophical foundations of the law, legal studies, political theory and public policy and particularly those student who aim to attend law school or pursue graduate studies in fields related to law, policy or politics, or who plan to seek employment in these fields.

Three Credits (3.00)

Students must complete (1) three-credit 100 or 200 level philosophy course to meet philosophy upper division course prerequisite. 

Three Credits: (3.00)

Choose one of the following courses:


For Philosophy Majors:  no more than one course used to meet the Philosophy Major requirements in Logic, Ethics, Metaphysics/Epistemology, and History can be used to meet a certificate’s requirements. 

For Philosophy Minors: no more than one course used to meet the Philosophy Minor History requirement can be used to meet a certificate’s requirements.

For all Students:  a course meeting one set of Certificate requirements cannot be used to meet another set of Certificate requirements.

Students may petition the Department Chair in order to substitute relevant courses including special or advanced topic courses toward meeting Certificate requirements.