Undergrad Information

The OU Philosophy Department offers two undergraduate majors: B.A. in Philosophy and B.A. in Ethics and Religion. We also offer an undergraduate minor in Philosophy. Our department offers broad training in the major fields of philosophy, with particular strengths in the history of ancient and modern philosophy, Chinese philosophy, logic, metaphysics, epistemology,aesthetics and the philosophy of art, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and philosophy of religion. In addition to classes and seminars, the Department offers a rich and lively environment with an emphasis on informal interaction between faculty and students.

If you would like to receive an information packet about the OU Undergraduate Philosophy Program, you can fill out our on-line information request form or click here to email your request.

Curriculum Requirements

Please note that some required courses, especially at the 4000 level, are offered only once a year. This allows us to maximize the variety of our course offerings. It is important to plan ahead, consult an advisor, and register as soon as your enrollment window opens to ensure that you will have the courses you need for graduation.

About the Department

The Value of a Philosophy Degree

Useful addresses

Department of Philosophy
Dale Hall Tower, Room 605
455 West Lindsey Street
The University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma 73019-2006
Phone: (405) 325-6324
Fax: (405) 325-2660

Professor Zev Trachtenberg
Chair of the Undergraduate Studies Committee
Dale Hall Tower, Room 605
Phone: (405) 325-6324
e-mail: ztrachtenberg@ou.edu

Professor Wayne Riggs
Director of Graduate Studies
Dale Hall Tower, Room 605
Phone: (405) 325-6324
e-mail: hawthorne@ou.edu

Jodi Hubbel, Academic Counselor
College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office
Ellison Hall 124
Phone: (405) 325-4411
e-mail: jhubbel@ou.edu