Minor in Philosophy

Requirements

Required minor courses 6 hours

Choose one philosophical methods course:

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PHI 150 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHI 201 Introduction to Logic 3

Choose one history of philosophy course:

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PHI 311 History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy 3
PHI 312 History of Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy 3
PHI 313 History of Late Modern and Contemporary Philosophy 3

Elective philosophy courses 9 hours

Choose three philosophy courses:
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  Any philosophy course may be counted as an elective toward the philosophy minor.

Courses

PHI 150 - Introduction to Philosophy (3)

Introductory study of the principal areas and problems of philosophy, including the nature and methods of philosophical analysis, mind and matter, meaning and knowledge, appearance and reality, the existence of God, and moral responsibility.

Prerequisite or Co-requisite: GSR 150 or the equivalent

PHI 201 - Introduction to Logic (3)

Introductory study of the basic concepts of logic, the rules of valid inference, formal and informal fallacies, and basic symbolic logic.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: GSR 150 or the equivalent

PHI 311 - History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (3)

Survey of Western philosophical thought from the pre-Socratics to Thomas Aquinas.

Prerequisites: GSR 150 or equivalent, and one course in philosophy; or permission of instructor

PHI 312 - History of Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy (3)

Survey of Western philosophical thought from Bacon to Kant.

Prerequisites: GSR 150 or equivalent, and one course in philosophy; or permission of instructor

PHI 313 - History of Late Modern and Contemporary Philosophy (3)

A survey of Western philosophical thought from Hegel to Wittgenstein.

Prerequisites: GSR 150 or equivalent, and one course in philosophy; or permission of instructor