Sample Four-Year Academic Plan

    The sample course plan below is a sample plan for your major; it does not and should not replace meeting with your Academic Advisor to map out the best course plan that suits your individual academic needs and placement upon initial registration.  Classes listed may not necessarily be offered during a particular term.  Full descriptions and requirements for all ODU majors, programs and courses are available in the ODU Catalog.


    FIRST YEAR (Freshman) 

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    ENG 101 Thinking and Writing
    Across the Curriculum
    3   ENG 102L  Scholarly Adventures:
    Researched Writing
    Math Requirement (MTH 121 or higher) 3   Natural Science Requirement 3
    PHL 109  Issues in Philosophy* 3   PHL Elective 3
    First-Year Core Seminar 179 3   Theology Requirement** 3
    Elective 3   Elective 3

    SECOND YEAR (Sophomore)

    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    Foreign Language I 3   PHL 36X
    (from History of Philosophy sequence)
    Social and Behavioral Science Req. 3   Social and Behavioral Science Req. 3
    Elective*** 6   Foreign Language II 3
    Sophomore Core Seminar 279 3   Elective*** 6

    THIRD YEAR (Junior)

    Fall Semester       Spring Semester   
    Arts and Ideas Requirement 3   PHL 36X
    (from History of Philosophy sequence)
    Electives*** 6   Theology Requirement** 3
    Junior Core Seminar 379 3   Arts and Ideas Requirement 3
    PHL Elective 3   Elective*** 6

    FOURTH YEAR (Senior)

    Fall Semester       Spring Semester   

    PHL 36X
    (from History of Philosophy sequence) 

    3   PHL 479  Senior Seminar
    in Philosophy
    PHL Elective 3   Diversity, Global, Multicultural
    Elective*** 6   Electives*** 9
    Arts and Ideas Requirement 3      

    *No more than eight credits at the 100-level may count towards the PHL major or minor.
    **At least one Theology course must be at the 200-level or higher.
    ***Electives may be focused toward the completion of a minor or a second major.  Most minors consist of 20-24 credits.

    For more information contact your Admission Counselor or Academic Advisor at (614) 251-4500 or admissions@ohiodominican.edu