• Philosophy Major (BA)

    Major Requirements

    A philosophy major consists of a minimum of nine courses as follows:

    • At least two electives in philosophy


    It is recommended that the history sequence begin in the fall of the sophomore year.

    Philosophy students are also encouraged to pursue a reading proficiency in a non-English language, competence in mathematics through college algebra, broad reading in literature, and careful study of a laboratory science.

  • Law School Early Admission (3-3) Option

    Students seeking to enter law school may pursue this major through the Law School Early Admission (3-3) Program. If interested, meet with the Philosophy Department Chair and a Legal Studies faculty member by the end of your first year at Hamline.

    Visit the Law School Early Admission (3-3) Program for more details.