Course Planning

Philosophy - Where to Start?

The course planning advice here is limited to completing this major which is just one piece of the overall Hendrix College degree requirements.  For a full description of degree requirements see the Catalog.

Where should I start if I am just sampling this subjectas a non-major?

  • Any 100- or 200- level philosophy course (PHIL).

Where should I start if I might use this as part of a major or as a potential major?

  • Any 100- or 200- level philosophy course (PHIL).

Where should I start if I have some experience in this discipline before college?

  • Any 200- level philosophy course (PHIL).

When should I declare a major?

  • All students must declare a major by March 1st of their sophomore year.