Philosophy Minor

Minor - Philosophy

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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 Core

12

Core Area Requirement

6

History

Value Theory

Continental Philosophy

Analytic Philosophy

Total Hours

18


Lower Division Core

Note: The following courses also satisfy general education requirements:

  • PHL 210E fulfills the "Approved Writing Course" and "Ethics & Human Values."

  • PHL 261Y and PHL 262Y both fulfill the "Democracy and Citizenship" requirement.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PHL 210E

Moral Philosophy

3

PHL 233

Intro to Logic: Deduction

3

PHL 261Y

History of Ancient Philosophy

3

PHL 262Y

History of Modern Philosophy

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Core Area Requirement

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).

Code

Title

Hours

Complete two of the following courses, 3 credits from two different core areas:

6

History

PHL 462

Early Modern Philosophy

PHL 464

Kant

PHL 465

Plato

PHL 466

Aristotle

Value Theory

PHL 412

Ethics and Public Affairs

PHL 422

Environmental Philosophy

PHL 427

Topics in Philosophy of Art

PHL 429

Philosophy in Literature

PHL 449

History of Moral and Political Philosophy

PHL 450

Contemporary Moral/Political Theory

PHL 455

Philosophy of Society and Culture

Continental Philosophy

PHL 467

19th Century Continental Philosophy

PHL 468

20th Century Continental Philosophy

Analytic Philosophy

PHL 403

Early Wittgenstein

PHL 404

Later Wittgenstein

PHL 407

Epistemology

PHL 408

Philosophy of Mind

PHL 445

Central Issues in Philosophy of Science

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-