Minors

Minor in Philosophy

Philosophy investigates the basic foundations and assumptions of every subject matter to determine what these foundations are and whether they are justified. It therefore asks fundamental

Required courses:

One course in Logic and Argumentation:

  • PHIL 1175 - Reason and Argument
  • PHIL 1179 - Introduction to Symbolic Logic

One course in Value Theory:

  • PHIL 1130 - Philosophy: Sex and Love
  • PHIL 1149 - Philosophy: Values and Ethics
  • PHIL 2216 - Nineteenth-Century Philosophy
  • PHIL 2219 - Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 2223 - Bio Ethics
  • PHIL 2229 - Business Ethics
  • PHIL 2237 - Feminist Philosophy
  • PHIL 2241 - Existentialism
  • PHIL 2253 - Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 2291 - Philosophy and the Environment
  • PHIL 3333 - Art, Beauty, Expression
  • PHIL 3345 - Is, Ought, Why
  • PHIL 3368 - Philosophy of History
  • PHIL 4730 - Advanced Philosophical Topics

One course in Epistemology/Metaphysics:

  • PHIL 1101 - Philosophy: Knowledge and Existence
  • PHIL 2204 - Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 2211 - The Classical Period
  • PHIL 2215 - The Early Modern Period
  • PHIL 2221 - Metaphysics
  • PHIL 2263 - Theory of Knowledge
  • PHIL 2267 - Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 2281 - Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL 3307 - Language, Truth, and Adventures in Abstraction
  • PHIL 3350 -Power, Violence, Evil

Five additional PHIL courses.

Note: Of the eight courses which make up this minor, at least two must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. No more than three courses may be at the 1000 level.