Undergraduate Program

College of Arts and Sciences and English-Philosophy Program Undergraduate Admission Requirements

A minimum of 26 credit hours; 23 credit hours must be in courses acceptable toward graduation.

A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on all work.

  • Transfer students must have a 2.00 transfer GPA.
  • Continuing UNM students must have a 2.00 institutional GPA.

Demonstrated academic achievement by satisfying the following:

  • Completion of the University Writing and Speaking Core.
  • Completion of the University Mathematics Core.
  • Completion of the University Foreign Language Core.

Completion of English-Philosophy Program admission course work with grades of "C" or better:

  • One ENGL course at 200-level or above.
  • (PHIL 201 or PHIL 211) and PHIL 202.

Major Study Requirements

Students completing the English-Philosophy major are not required to have a minor. It is recommended that courses in literature and philosophy in related periods be taken concurrently where possible. Students should consult regularly with faculty advisors in each department, and must obtain approval from a faculty advisor should they wish to substitute other classes for any of the recommended courses.

The minimum requirement is 45 credit hours including:

  • 18 credit hours in English courses, 12 of which are to be numbered 300 or above. Recommended courses: ENGL 250, ENGL 410.
  • 18 credit hours in Philosophy courses, 12 of which are to be numbered 300 or above. Recommended courses: PHIL 156, and at least one of 352, 354, 358.
  • 6 credit hours additional of English or Philosophy numbered 300 or above.
  • PHIL *480.

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