Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

General Information on Undergraduate Program

To produce teachers, professionals and intellectuals with broad interests and analytic capacity of thinking.

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
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
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

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
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
            FREE ELECTIVE

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL201 ETHICS I 4 4 0 7.0
PHIL203 MODERN LOGIC I 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
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHIL248 MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE PHILOSOPHY 4 4 0 8.0
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
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

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
            FREE ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

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
            FREE ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

FORTH 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
PHIL491 COMPUTER USE IN PHILOSOPHY 3 3 0 5.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

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
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week