Philosophy in Arts & Humanities Certificate

Certificate Level: Undergraduate
Admissions Requirements: Current Drexel students only
Certificate Type: Undergraduate
Number of Credits to Completion: 18.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus, Online, Hybrid
Calendar Type: Quarter

The Certificate in Philosophy in Arts and Humanities provides an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students in all majors to deepen and broaden their educational experience by enhancing and exercising their philosophical skills in relation to some of the most central issues and ideas related to the arts and the humanities.


Required Courses
PHIL 101Introduction to Western Philosophy3.0
PHIL 105Critical Reasoning3.0
PHIL 107Philosophy and Knowledge Organization3.0
PHIL 231Aesthetics: Philosophy of Art3.0
PHIL 381 [WI] Philosophy in Literature3.0
Select one of the following:3.0
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Religion
Total Credits18.0

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Center. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

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