Minor Requirements

The minor consists of 15 credit hours (5 courses) in philosophy.

  • No more than 6 credit hours may be at the 100 level.
  • All courses listed below are 3 credit courses.

Students must take at least 1 course from each of the following 3 areas:

Choose at least 1 Value Theory Course from

  • PHIL P140 Introduction to Ethics (offered every semester)
  • PHIL P145 Intro to Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHIL P242 Applied Ethics
  • PHIL P311 Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL P342 Problems in Ethics
  • PHIL P345 Problems in Social & Political Philosophy
  • PHIL P348 Philosophy & Literature

Choose at least 1 Reasoning Course from

  • PHIL P105 Critical Thinking
  • PHIL P150 Elementary Logic
  • PHIL P375 Philosophy of Law

Choose at least 1 Foundations of Inquiry Course from

  • PHIL P100 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL P335 Phenomenology and Existentialism
  • PHIL P346 Philosophy & Art
  • PHIL P360 Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL P371 Philosophy of Religion

With specific approval of the philosophy coordinator a student may count a section of
PHIL P383 Topics in Philosophy toward one of the three categories listed above. The category that the course counts toward will depend on the topic of the course.