Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Philosophy

Admission Requirements

Completion of first year requirements with no failures. Student must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses with no mark below 60%. 1.0 course from Philosophy 1020, Philosophy 1022E, Philosophy 1100E, Philosophy 1200 is recommended.

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses:

1.0 course in Logic from: Philosophy 2020, Philosophy 2250 or Philosophy 2252W/X.
1.0 course in History of Philosophy from: Philosophy 2200F/G, Philosophy 2202F/G, Philosophy 3003F/G, Philosophy 3006F/G, Philosophy 3012F/G, Philosophy 3020F/G, Philosophy 3022F/G, Philosophy 3023F/G, Philosophy 3024F/G, Philosophy 3026F/G, Philosophy 3027F/G, Philosophy 3028F/G, Philosophy 3030F/G, Philosophy 3031F/G, Philosophy 3032F/G, Philosophy 3033F/G, Philosophy 3170F/G, Philosophy 4007F/G, Philosophy 4035F/G, Philosophy 4045F/G, Philosophy 4050F/G or Philosophy 4107F/G, the former Philosophy 4023F/G.
1.0 course in Ethics, Politics and Law from: Philosophy 2062F/G, Philosophy 2700F/G, Philosophy 2800F/G, Philosophy 2801F/G, Philosophy 2821F/G, Philosophy 3170F/G, Philosophy 3180F/G, Philosophy 3435F/G, Philosophy 3710F/G, Philosophy 3720F/G or Philosophy 3810F/G.
1.0 course in Knowledge, Representation and Reality from: Philosophy 2037F/G, Philosophy 2044F/G, Philosophy 2050F/G, Philosophy 2061F/G, Philosophy 2253A/B, Philosophy 2260F/G, Philosophy 2265A/B, Philosophy 2300F/G, Philosophy 2350F/G, Philosophy 2400F/G, Philosophy 2410F/G, Philosophy 2500F/G, Philosophy 2661F/G, Philosophy 3040F/G, Philosophy 3260F/G, Philosophy 3270F/G, Philosophy 3340F/G, Philosophy 3410F/G, Philosophy 3420F/G, Philosophy 3450F/G, Philosophy 3501F/G, Philosophy 3601F/G, Philosophy 4210F/G, Philosophy 4410F/G, Philosophy 4510F/G or Philosophy 4610F/G, the former Philosophy 3430F/G.
0.5 course in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion from: Philosophy 2062F/G, Philosophy 2077F/G, Philosophy 2355F/G, Philosophy 2664F/G, Philosophy 2810F/G, Philosophy 3031F/G, Philosophy 3555F/G, Philosophy 3810F/G, Philosophy 3830F/G, Philosophy 4107F/G, Philosophy 4331F/G, Philosophy 4530F/G, Philosophy 4730F/G, Philosophy 4750F/G or Philosophy 4751F/G. Additional special topics courses to be announced annually; special permission for appropriate courses offered outside the department will be considered.
0.5 Honours Capstone course from: Philosophy 4900F/G or Philosophy 4901F/G.
4.0 additional courses in Philosophy at the 2000 level or higher.

Note: At least 4.0 of the 9.0 must be at the 3000 level or higher.