Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Philosophical Studies requires 30 credits in core courses, 6 credits in elective courses, and both oral and written comprehensive examinations. The structure of the MAPS program is as follows:
 
History of Philosophy (12 credits)
Ancient Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy
Modern Philosophy
Contemporary Philosophy
 
Metaphysics (6 credits)
Metaphysics
Natural Theology
 
Philosophical Anthropology & Other Courses (12 credits)
Philosophy of the Human Person
Ethics
Epistemology
Logic
 
Sample of Electives (6 credits)
Philosophy of Science
Art & Beauty (Aesthetics)
The Philosophy of Aristotle
Philosophy of Religion
Political Philosophy
Phenomenology
Philosophy and Early Christianity
The Thought of Thomas Aquinas
The Thought of Augustine
Rise of Philosophical Atheism
 
Oral and Written Comprehensive Examinations