Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy
The undergraduate minor in Philosophy has the following requirements:
24 hours in philosophy, including 16 hours of upper-division courses (as described below). No more than 8 of these 24 hours may be taken pass/no pass.
Minimum Grade Requirement
C- or better in all courses used to satisfy the minor
three courses from the History of Philosophy (12 credits)
PHIL 310: History of Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval
PHIL 311: History of Philosophy: Modern
PHIL 312: History of Philosophy: 19th Century
one author’s course (4 credits)
One course devoted to the works of specific philosophers (e.g., Plato, Kant, Dewey, Beauvoir, etc.) offered at the 400-level.
Please note that the history sequences are often prerequisites for the author’s courses (consult catalog or course schedule for details), and that the latter are typically open to juniors and seniors only. Careful advance planning is essential.