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Guy Crain

I'm at a 2 year CC, and my majors need 12 hours in PHIL prefix courses (four classes) including a capstone.

I believe that OCU near me keeps theirs really low (like only 15 PHIL hours?) because their aim is to promote double majoring.


We don't have majors. But my undergrad institution (in Canada) required 72 credits for honours, 60 for a major, and 24 for a minor.

Eric Hagedorn

10 courses for 40 credits for the major, 6/24 for the minor.

Bill Vanderburgh

We kept our major small to encourage double majoring. 45 units (3 units per course, so 15 courses; 120 units for graduation total). That's all at the upper division level because a big chunk of our students transfer in. (We make a 1000-level class a prerequisite for taking 3000- and above, so you could argue it is functionally 48 units. But a couple of those also satisfy university general education requirements and double counting is allowed.)

Daniel Greco

Yale's philosophy major requires 12 courses.

Daniel Weltman

I don't know what exactly a "credit hour" is in the context of my institution (Ashoka University, a small liberal arts college in India), but for a Philosophy major, students have to complete 12 Philosophy courses (48 credits).

Rashed Ahmad

Kuwait University requires 132 units total for graduation. Here is the breakdown:
+66 units in Philosophy
+36 units in General Education
+6 units in electives
+24 units in whatever minor the student choses.

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