Major in Philosophy & Political Science

Admission to the program is subject to the admission restrictions and application process that pertain currently to the Major in Political Science. Please contact the Department of Political Science for more information.

Philosophy Requirements

Students take an 18-credit core plus 12 credits of electives at the 300/400 level. The 18-credit core consists of PHIL 230, 240, 330, 340, and any two of the following: PHIL 335, 338, 431, and/or 461. Students may use any 300 or 400 level philosophy courses to fulfill their elective requirements excluding PHIL 400 and 401.

Political Science Requirements

Students take an 18-credit core plus 12 credits of electives at the 300/400 level chosen in consultation with an advisor from the Political Science Department. The 18-credit core consists of POLI 100, 101, 240, 340 (6), and 380. (Students who have completed the Foundations Program will be exempted from the requirement of POLI 100.)
See our Undergraduate Courses page for current philosophy course listings.

See the UBC Student Services Course Search page for current course listings in all subjects.