Philosophical Worldviews

  • A Saint Mary’s student identifies and understands significant features of and developments in philosophical traditions concerning the nature of knowledge, the nature of reality, and the nature of the good.
  • A Saint Mary’s student analyzes and compares philosophical views.
  • A Saint Mary’s student thinks philosophically about her interactions in the world.
  • A Saint Mary’s student raises questions on philosophical issues pertaining to the development of her own worldview.

NOTE:  The Sophia Program represents a dynamic curriculum with regular changes and new courses certified for particular learning outcomes.  The following lists of Sophia Program course certifications are accurate at the time of publication.  Not all sections of all courses have been certified for the Sophia Program.  The class schedule search feature in PRISM, as well as the current schedule pdf, provides section-level certification details.

 Achieve Philosophical Worldviews Learning Outcomes through one of the following:

PHIL 110 Introductory Philosophy 3 hours
PHIL 235 Philosophy of Human Existence 3 hours
PHIL 247 Philosophy of Religion 3 hours
PHIL 252 Philosophy of Art 3 hours
POSC 204 Political Thought 3 hours