BA Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
or UHC 110 Freshman Honors Seminar
2
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Life Sciences (lab) or Physical Sciences (lab) - General Education 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PHI 305 Elements of Symbolic Logic 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PHI 345 Theories of Ethics 3
Philosophical Perspectives and Area Studies - PHI elective 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PHI 310 History of Western Philosophy: Modern 3
Applied Ethics - PHI elective 3
Life Sciences (no lab) or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
Fine Arts - BA requirement 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PHI 306 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient 3
PHI 336 Knowledge and Reality: Contemporary Approaches 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
HST 104 World History since 1600 C.E. 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PHI elective 3
Fine Arts - BA requirement 3
Course for minor 3
Course for minor 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
PHI 350 Philosophy and Public Affairs 3
Course for minor 3
Course for minor 3
General elective 3
Total hours15
Degree plan last reviewed 04-12-2018.