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Humanities and Arts Option

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Humanities and Arts Option

Humanities and Arts Option

This option provides students with a concentration in philosophical issues in the arts, art history, literature, languages, history and religion. It is designed for all students primarily interested in the philosophical dimensions of the arts, humanities, and cultural studies, including students with career or further educational goals in these fields.

ADDITIONAL COURSES (REQUIRE A GRADE OF C OR BETTER) 
PHIL 10Critical Thinking Keystone/General Education Course3
or PHIL 12Symbolic Logic Keystone/General Education Course
+ 9 credits of 200-level courses 
Select 6 credits in philosophy at the 00 or 100 level6
Select one of the following:3
American Philosophy 
European Philosophy 
Aesthetics 
Philosophy of Literature 
Philosophy of Religion 
The Interrelation of Science, Philosophy, and Religion 
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (REQUIRE A GRADE OF C OR BETTER) 
Select 6 additional credits in philosophy at the 400 level, in consultation with adviser6
Select 3 credits at the 400 level in a related arts or humanities discipline, in consultation with adviser3

How to Declare

You can declare the Humanities and Arts Option through your Student Center in Lion PATH.  You can view a tutorial using this link: https://tutorials.lionpath.psu.edu/public/UpdateAcademics/.  Please make sure you meet with an adviser to ensure appropriate course selection.