Philosophy Minor

Minor - Philosophy (Minor)

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: Students must complete a minimum of 18 credits in philosophy; at least 6 credits must be in courses numbered 300 and higher.

Summary

Lower Division Core12
Core Area Requirement6
History
Value Theory
Continental Philosophy
Analytic Philosophy
Total Hours18

Lower Division Core

Rule: Must complete all of the following courses:

Note:

  • General Education fulfillment through the lower-division core: PHL 210E fulfills the "approved writing course" and "Ethics & Human Values."
  • Both PHL 261Y and PHL 262Y fulfill "Democracy and CItizenship".
PHL 210EMoral Philosophy3
PHL 233Intro to Logic: Deduction3
PHL 261YHistory of Ancient Philosophy3
PHL 262YHistory of Modern Philosophy3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Core Area Requirement

Rule: Students must complete at least one course in two of the four core areas. Six (6) credits required. Both must be upper division.

Note: Special Topics courses taught at the 400-level (PHL 491) may count as upper-division core courses provided that they have a suitable content (consult the department advisor).

Minimum Required Grade: C-

History

Select at least one of the following:3
Early Modern Philosophy
Kant
Plato
Aristotle
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Value Theory

Select one from the following:3
Ethics and Public Affairs
Environmental Philosophy
Topics in Philosophy of Art
Philosophy in Literature
Hist Moral and Political Phil
Contemp Moral/Political Theory
Phil of Society and Culture
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Continental Philosophy

PHL 46719th Century Continental Phil3
or PHL 468 20th Century Continental Phil
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Analytic Philosophy

Select at least one of the following:3
20th Century Analytic Phil
Contemp Issues Analytic Phil
Central Issues Phil of Science
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-