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PHIL 491

Senior Thesis

This course provides an opportunity for outstanding philosophy majors to produce a substantial (normally 30+ pages in length) research paper on an important topic in philosophy. Students who are planning to do graduate work in philosophy are encouraged to take this course. Students must apply to the department for approval to undertake this project. Accepted students will be assigned a thesis advisor who will set the schedule for the completion of the paper. The course culminates with an oral defense of the completed paper. Prerequisites: Major in Philosophy, senior status, and departmental approval. May not be taken pass/fail.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Major in Philosophy, senior status, and departmental approval 1 course

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491A: Senior Thesis

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Jeremy Anderson

491A: Senior Thesis