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Requirements for a Major in Philosophy (B.A. or B.S.)

The major requirements depend on your catalog year. Your catalog year is determined by the first semester of your enrollment at NIU, unless you officially selected a later catalog by emailing regrec@niu.edu from your NIU email account. For example, if you first enrolled at NIU in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016, your catalog year is 2015-2016. If you are unsure of your catalog year, you can check in MyNIU by selecting Academic Requirements from the pull-down menu. When the Requirements page opens, select "collapse all," then scroll down and expand the PHILOSOPHY MAJOR line of the report. Under the header PHILBA-REQUIRED or PHILBS-REQUIRED you will see a line that says "MAJOR REQUIREMENTS [YEAR]-[YEAR] CATALOG." The academic year in that line is your catalog year.

Degree Requirements by Catalog Year

For Additional Information:
Phone: (815) 753-0331 
Email: askPhilosophy@niu.edu

Contact Us

Add/Drop, Course Permits

Jessica Williams
Phone: (815) 753-0331
Email: askPhilosophy@niu.edu

Undergraduate Advisor

Prof. Steve Daskal
Office: Zulauf 922
Phone: (815) 753-6410
Email: sdaskal@niu.edu

For Transfer Credit email syllabus and info to:

Prof. David J. Buller, Chair
Email: buller@niu.edu