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Philosophy Minor

The minor in Philosophy explores philosophical inquiry from its beginnings to the present, reviewing the history of ideas and the development of ethical systems.

Philosophy Minor 18 S.H.

The Philosophy Minor requires 18 semester hours divided into two groups. Group One constitutes a sequential core of three topical courses that are mandatory.

Group One (9 credits)

PHIL 1000 Introduction to Western Philosophy or 3 cr.
PHIL 2600 Philosophy of Human Nature 3 cr.
PHIL 1100 Logic 3 cr.
PHIL 2500 Contemporary Ethical Problems 3 cr.

Group Two (9 credits)

To complement the sequential core, students must select three Philosophy elective courses from the following list:

PHIL 2000 Philosophy of Education 3 cr.
PHIL 2001 Medical Ethics 3 cr.
PHIL 2200 Theories of Knowledge 3 cr.
PHIL 2440 American Philosophy 3 cr.
PHIL 2550 Introduction to Ethics 3 cr.
PHIL 3020 Consciousness 3 cr.
PHIL 3600 Philosophy of Religion 3 cr.
PHIL 3610 World Religions 3 cr.
PHIL 4100 Philosophy of Art 3 cr.
PHIL 4200 Political and Social Philosophy 3 cr.
PHIL 4300 Philosophy of Science 3 cr.
PHIL 4430 Marxism 3 cr.
PHIL 4500 Philosophy of Love 3 cr.
PHIL 4700 Ethical Issues in Business 3 cr.
PHIL 4903 Independent Study 3 cr.