Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE



Effective September 1, 2018, the Major in Continental Philosophy was renamed to the Major in Social and Political Thought.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements.  1.0 course from Philosophy 1120F/G or any first-year philosophy course is recommended.

Module/Program Information

6.0 courses:

2.0 courses: Philosophy 2206W/X, Philosophy 2208E.
1.0 course from: Political Science 2237E, Sociology 2240E, Sociology 2270A/B, Sociology 2271A/B, Social Justice and Peace Studies 2304F/G, Social Justice and Peace Studies 2301A/B, Philosophy 2080.
0.5 course from: any 2200 or above course containing a Social Political Thought content that is approved by the department.
1.5 courses
from: Philosophy 3560F/G, Philosophy 3561F/G, Philosophy 3562F/G, Philosophy 3885F/G, Philosophy 3886F/G, Philosophy 4094F/G.
0.5 course
from: Political Science 3301F/G, Political Science 3319F/G, Political Science 4438F/G, Political Science 4439F/G, Political Science 3311F/G, Political Science 3312F/G, Political Science 4407F/G, Political Science 4432F/G, Social Justice and Peace Studies 3380F/G, Social Justice and Peace Studies 3382F/G, Social Justice and Peace Studies 3451F/G, the former Political Science 4422F/G.
0.5 course
from: Philosophy 3070F/G, Philosophy 4060F/G, a 3000 or 4000 King’s Philosophy course relevant to Social Political Thought approved by the department: see list on Department website.

Note: Students taking a double Major and thinking of applying to graduate school in Philosophy are strongly advised to take Philosophy 2254A/B: Introduction to Logic.