May 18, 2021  
Undergraduate Calendar 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Calendar 2019-2020 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Course Listings

The courses listed in this section include all courses approved for the undergraduate curriculum for the 2019-2020 academic year. Not all courses in the approved curriculum will be offered during the year. Students are advised to refer to the course timetables available annually in Mosaic in March and June to determine which specific courses will be offered in the upcoming sessions.
Note: An A/B suffix appearing in a course number indicates that the course may be delivered across more than one term (see Multi-Term Course in the Glossary  of this calendar). The A/B S suffix indicates that the course may be delivered as either a multi-term course or within a single term. 

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Please note, when searching courses by “Code or Number”, an asterisk (*) can be used as a wildcard character to return mass results. For example, a “Code or Number” search of ” 2* ” can be entered returning all level II courses.



Courses in Philosophy are administered by the Department of Philosophy.
University Hall, Room 310, ext. 26445

Department Notes

  1. The Department of Philosophy offers courses in all major areas of Philosophy, namely History of Philosophy, Logic, Ethics and Theory of Value, Legal and Political Philosophy, and Theory of Knowledge and Metaphysics. Students are advised to include courses from each of these areas in their programs.
  2. Students are advised to note carefully the prerequisites for all courses. Students who do not meet the specified prerequisites for a course may, in exceptional circumstances, obtain permission of the Departmental Undergraduate Counsellor to take the course. Note that not all courses are offered every year, however, all required courses are offered every year. Please consult the university Master Schedule.
  3. Students interested in registering in PHILOS 3W03 , 4W03  are strongly encouraged to obtain permission from the Departmental Undergraduate Counsellor by the end of May of the preceding year. Access to these courses cannot be guaranteed beyond that date.
  4. Students in Level 3 of an Honours Philosophy program may seek permission from the Departmental Undergraduate Counsellor to gain access to Level 4 courses.


If no prerequisite is listed, the course is open.