The 18-credit minor in Philosophy acquaints students with
humankind’s most fundamental attempts at self-knowledge and provides a basis
from which students can formulate their own views of themselves and the world.
Philosophy is the oldest academic discipline, and philosophers strive to uncover
wisdom in every dimension of human existence. Consequently, Philosophy shares
interests with, and complements, most other academic disciplines.
The study of Philosophy helps students develop their capacities for creative,
clear thinking and careful reasoning. The development of these skills,
attitudes, and capacities makes the Philosophy minor an excellent complement to
any major in preparation for graduate or professional study, conscientious
citizenship, and a successful career.
18 credits distributed as follows:
- Required Course – Logic (3 credits)
- One Philosophy Ethics course (3cr.); including Social Ethics, Bioethics, or
12 credits in four other Philosophy elective courses
(excluding PH113, Critical Thinking)
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