Philosophy Minor (12-Credit)

In Philosophy, at least 6 of which must be at the 300 or 400 level, and no more than 3 of which can be at the 100-level. (12 credits). Students can also choose a minor that complements their major. Available minors include: Business, Society, and Law; The Diverse World; Language and Logic; Understanding Science; and Wellbeing and the Helping Professions. Please inquire with the Department for details and to find out which minor may be most appropriate to your major.

Students who Minor in Philosophy may choose from a general Philosophy Minor or from several specialized options.

A. Philosophy (general)

12 credits: no more than three credits can be at the 100-level and at least six credits must be at the 300-level or 400-level.

B. Business, Society, and Law

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 169Critical Reasoning

3

PHI 170Introduction to Logic

3

PHI 173Justice and Society

3

PHI 176Philosophy of Freedom

3

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 234Philosophy of Law

3

PHI 235Political Philosophy

3

PHI 247Environmental Ethics

3

PHI 330Business Ethics

3

PHI 354Philosophy of the Social Sciences

3

PHI 359Philosophical Problems in Legal Theory

3

PHI 364Capitalism and Its Critics

3

PHI 369Global Justice

3

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 330Business Ethics

3

PHI 354Philosophy of the Social Sciences

3

PHI 359Philosophical Problems in Legal Theory

3

PHI 364Capitalism and Its Critics

3

PHI 369Global Justice

3

C. The Diverse World

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 173Justice and Society

3

PHI 174Theories of Human Nature

3

PHI 176Philosophy of Freedom

3

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 225Philosophy and Gender

3

PHI 236Social Philosophy

3

PHI 238Asian Philosophies

3

PHI 250Contemporary Social Ethics

3

PHI 269Introduction to African Philosophy

3

PHI 305African Philosophical Thought

3

PHI 336Disability, Ethics & the Body

3

PHI 338Race and Ethnicity in Society

3

PHI 363Introduction to Jewish Philosophy

3

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 305African Philosophical Thought

3

PHI 336Disability, Ethics & the Body

3

PHI 338Race and Ethnicity in Society

3

PHI 363Introduction to Jewish Philosophy

3

D. Language and Logic

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 169Critical Reasoning

3

PHI 170Introduction to Logic

3

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 230Symbolic Logic

3

PHI 231Philosophy of Language

3

PHI 251History of Philosophy IV: 20th Century

3

PHI 351Logic and Language

3

PHI 362Analytic Philosophy

3

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 351Logic and Language

3

PHI 362Analytic Philosophy

3

E. Understanding Science

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 169Critical Reasoning

3

PHI 170Introduction to Logic

3

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 221Ethical Issues in Computing and Technology

3

PHI 230Symbolic Logic

3

PHI 247Environmental Ethics

3

PHI 251History of Philosophy IV: 20th Century

3

PHI 343Philosophy of Technology

3

PHI 352Probability and Induction

3

PHI 353Philosophy of Science

3

PHI 354Philosophy of the Social Sciences

3

PHI 355Theory of Knowledge

3

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 343Philosophy of Technology

3

PHI 352Probability and Induction

3

PHI 353Philosophy of Science

3

PHI 354Philosophy of the Social Sciences

3

PHI 355Theory of Knowledge

3

F. Wellbeing and the Helping Professions

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 169Critical Reasoning

3

PHI 173Justice and Society

3

PHI 174Theories of Human Nature

3

PHI 176Philosophy of Freedom

3

3 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 236Social Philosophy

3

PHI 241Existentialism and Phenomenology

3

PHI 246Philosophies of the Self

3

PHI 247Environmental Ethics

3

PHI 250Contemporary Social Ethics

3

PHI 336Disability, Ethics & the Body

3

PHI 354Philosophy of the Social Sciences

3

PHI 360Philosphy of Protest & Liberation

3

PHI 364Capitalism and Its Critics

3

PHI 369Global Justice

3

6 credits: selected from:

Credits
PHI 336Disability, Ethics & the Body

3

PHI 354Philosophy of the Social Sciences

3

PHI 360Philosphy of Protest & Liberation

3

PHI 364Capitalism and Its Critics

3

PHI 369Global Justice

3