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Minor Requirements

The philosophy minor consists of at least six courses, including the following requirements:

One course in logic from the following:

  • PHIL 146 – Critical Thinking (3.00)
  • PHIL 248 – Introduction to Scientific Reasoning (3.00)
  • PHIL 346 – Deductive Logic (3.00)

One course in ethics from the following:

  • PHIL 150 – Contemporary Moral Issues (3.00)
  • PHIL 152 – Introduction to Moral Theory (3.00)
  • PHIL 251 – Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering (3.00)
  • PHIL 350 – Ethical Theory (3.00)
  • PHIL 355 – Political Philosophy (3.00)
  • PHIL 356 – Philosophy of Law (3.00)
  • PHIL 358 – Bioethics (3.00)
  • PHIL 452 – Advanced Topics in Ethics (3.00)
  • PHIL 354 – Ethics, Animals, and the Environment (3.00)

Two courses in the history of philosophy:

  • PHIL 321 – History of Philosophy: Ancient (3.00)
  • PHIL 322 – History of Philosophy: Modern (3.00)

Note:

Students may select two other courses from any area of philosophy. At least four of the six courses required for the minor must be 300- or 400-level classes. In fulfillment of the minor requirements in philosophy, students may submit no course in which they earn less than the grade of C.