UNIMAK Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy Course

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University of Makeni UNIMAK Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy Course

UNIMAK Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy Course – see details below:

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN PHILOSOPHY

This programme aims at providing a solid foundation for those who wish to study philosophy. It also aims at bridging the gap between professional/academic philosophy and social practice in Sierra Leone in particular and Africa in general. Furthermore, it aims at exposing the students to Africa’s contribution to global philosophy and also to other philosophies and thereby shows the relevance of philosophy to life.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Arts (4 years in total): Five (5) WASSCE or G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels including English Language

COURSE STRUCTURE

Bachelor of Arts (4 years in total)

All UNIMAK students receive the same Foundation Courses irrespective of their specific fields of study.

Each foundation course module includes 2 credit hours of instruction and students are expected to undertake an additional 45 hours guided study in preparation for presentations and the module assignment.

In addition, towards the end of years two (2) and four (4) students submit a dissertation (supervised by a lecturer in the department) on a topic of the student’s choice, related to a broad area within their programme of study.

COURSE OUTLINE

PHILOSOPHY

FIRST YEAR

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

Introduction to University Studies

Introduction to University Studies

Communication Skills I

Communication Skills I

Mathematics

Introduction to Computer Studies

Fundamental Ethics

Phenomenology of Religion

Social Research

Introduction to Logic

Introduction to Philosophy

Social and Political Philosophy

Ancient Greek Philosophy

Research Methodology

Cultural Anthropology

SECOND YEAR

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

Communication Skills II

Communication Skills II

Integral Development of Humankind

History of Medieval Philosophy

African Metaphysics

Introduction to Epistemology

Professional/Special Ethics

History of Scholastic Philosophy

Symbolic Logic

Oriental (Asian) Philosophy

African Philosophy

Modern Philosophy

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

Communication Skills III

Communication Skills III

Arab Philosophy

Western Metaphysics

Philosophy of Language

Existentialism and Phenomenology

Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Social Science

Contemporary Issues in Ethics

FOURTH YEAR

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of Nature

Traditional Movement in African Philosophy

Contemporary Analytic

Philosophy

Contemporary African

Philosophy of Mind

Philosophy

Seminars on selected topics

Philosophy of Law

Philosophical Anthropology

Seminar & Long Essay (Project)

ASSESSMENT

Students will be examined in all the subjects by written examinations papers and continuous assessment at the end of each semester. Continuous assessment includes attendance, test and assignments which carry 30% and the written examination carry 70%

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