Academics – Completing a Philosophy Major or Minor

Declaring Philosophy As Your Major

You can declare your major as philosophy by going to

If you have questions about our major, contact either of the below individuals


Creating a Plan of Study

Your plan of study can be created and submitted online via the UConn Student Administration System. Contact philosophy’s Director of Undergraduate Studies or Academic Advisor (names listed in above section) with questions or concerns. The catalog from the year in which you declared your first major or minor in CLAS contains guidelines you must follow for graduation. You may choose to use a later catalog for major or minor requirements.

Catalogs: The current CLAS catalog can be found here. The university catalog for all schools and majors for the current academic year can be found here. For all previous academic years, please see past catalogs.

Plan of Study Templates: In 2016 the department changed major and minor requirements. If you were matriculated into CLAS on or before the 2015/2016 academic year, see the first bullet below. If you were matriculated into CLAS on or after the 2016/2017 academic year, please see the second bullet below.

Related Courses: Related courses must be approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies (listed above) prior to submission. Be sure to specify which courses you want to use to satisfy the Related Courses requirement when creating your Plan of Study.

CLAS General Education Requirements: All students within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences must complete a set of core requirements set forth by the university. These requirements can be found on the CLAS catalog page.


*For further questions, information, or CLAS forms and petitions, please go to CLAS Academic Services Center.