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Philosophy 400 Level Courses

488. Contemporary Ideas. Three semester hours. (Capstone - may be crosslisted with Eng, Hist, PSci 488).

The course studies contemporary ideas, often through nonfiction, that is characterized by originality of topic, breadth of subject matter, clarity of expression, and audacity. In reading logs, students make observations, take notes, and explore questions. In finished writings, they work out connections among ideas from various fields, moving from analysis to synthesis and fresh insights. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.

489. Independent Study. Three or four semester hours.

Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated when the topic varies. Prerequisite: Consent of department head.

490H. Honors Thesis.

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491H. Individual Honors Readings.

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497. Special Topics. Three semester hours.

Organized class. May be repeated when topics vary.