Philosophy Minor

A minor is offered in philosophy with the following requirements of 15-18 hours.

A grade of "C" or better is required for a course taken to satisfy a requirement in the minor.

One of the following:

PHIL 2500

Introduction to Logic

3 hours

MATH 2800

Introduction to Mathematical Proof

3 hours

Three of the following (Foundational Courses):

PHIL 3000

History of Philosophy - Ancient

3 hours

PHIL 3001

History of Philosophy - Modern

3 hours

PHIL 3003

Chinese Philosophy

3 hours

PHIL 3400

Metaphysics

3 hours

PHIL 3600

Epistemology

3 hours

Either one additional Foundational Course (see above) or one of the following (Electives):

PHIL 4200

Environmental Ethics

3 hours

PHIL 4300

Philosophy of Religion

3 hours

PHIL 4500

Advanced Logic

3 hours

PHIL 4700

Political and Social Philosophy

3 hours

PHIL 4900

Topics in Philosophy

3 hours

ART 4560

Philosophy of Art

3 hours

CSCI 2150

Computer Ethics and Social Issues

3 hours

POLS 3310

American Political Theory

3 hours

POLS 3315

Political Philosophy

3 hours

POLS 4302

Twentieth Century Political Thought

3 hours

SOCI 4100

Sociological Theory

3 hours

All upper-division Philosophy courses have a prerequisite of one lower-level Philosophy course.

The History & Philosophy Department issues credit for advanced placement in World Civilization, U.S. History and Western Civilization. The minimum scores necessary for AP Credit are as follows:

HIST 1111

World Civilization I

World

Part I

3

HIST 1112

World Civilization II

World

Part II

3

HIST 2111

U.S. History I

U.S.

Part I

3

HIST 2112

U.S. History II

U.S.

Part II

3

HIST 2200

Western Civilization I

European

Part I

3

HIST 2201

Western Civilization II

European

Part II

3

The Department also accepts credit for the U.S. History CLEP (College Level Examination Program) exam.

It is recommended that students take appropriate lower level history courses, including HIST 2000, before taking any upper 3000-4000 level courses.