Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

General Information on Undergraduate Program

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Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 3 3 0 5.0
PHIL103 INTRODUCTION TO SYMBOLIC LOGIC 4 4 0 7.0
PHIL106 THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE I 4 4 0 6.0
PHIL145 HISTORY OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY I 3 3 0 7.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
Semester Total:34

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL108 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY II 3 3 0 5.0
PHIL146 HISTORY OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY II 3 3 0 7.0
BA100 CAREER PLANNING 0 1 0 2.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            FREE ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:34

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL203 MODERN LOGIC I 4 4 0 8.0
PHIL248 MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE PHILOSOPHY 4 4 0 8.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:34

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL201 ETHICS I 4 4 0 7.0
PHIL282 HISTORY OF SCIENCE 4 4 0 7.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:34

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL341 HISTORY OF 17TH & 18TH CENTURY PHIL. I 3 3 0 7.0
PHIL381 SCIENTIFIC METHOD I 3 3 0 7.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            FREE ELECTIVE 6.0
            FREE ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:32

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL342 HISTORY OF 17TH& 18TH CENTURY PHIL. II 3 3 0 7.0
PHIL382 SCIENTIFIC METHOD II 3 3 0 7.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            FREE ELECTIVE 6.0
            FREE ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:32

FOURTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL405 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE 4 4 0 8.0
PHIL441 CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY I 3 3 0 7.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:33

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL442 CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY II 4 4 0 8.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE 6.0
            FREE ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:32
Program Total:265

h/w = hours per week