The philosophy minor invites and provokes students to examine themselves and the world in ever more comprehensive ways, as well as to look at the most fundamental aspects of human reasoning and discourse. A minor in philosophy provides excellent preparation for graduate work in law, ethics, religion, philosophy and other fields in which reasoning and argumentation skills or ability to work at a high level of abstraction are important.
The minor consists of 19 credits:
- PHI-214 Introduction to Logic (3 cr)
- PHI-310 Ancient Philosophy (3 cr)
- PHI-311 Modern Philosophy (3 cr)
- PHI-331 Ethics (3 cr)
- One additional course in philosophy
POE-250 Introduction to Political Philosophy (3 cr)
- PHI-498 Philosophy Seminar (1 cr)
- Three credits in the Fine Arts (Music, Theatre, and Art)
Student Learning Outcomes
- Critical Thinking
- Analytical Reasoning
- Problem Solving
- Written Communication
- Students will show an understanding of the major figures in the history of philosophy.