Requirements for the General Studies Endorsement for Fourth-Year Majors in Philosophy are 12 credit hours, as follows:

Philosophy Department:12
12 elective credits outside the Christ at the Core curriculum, the PHIL department prefix, or any other requirements in the student's program of study. 1,2
Total Credits12

"Program of study," in this context, refers to any other majors, minors, certificates, endorsements, or fellowship programs a student declares. This endorsement cannot share credits with any other curricula.


Only credits taken at Wheaton during a student’s fourth year will count towards the endorsement, but credits taken before the fourth year may count with departmental approval.