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Philosophy minor


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A minor in philosophy requires completion of at least 18 credits from six courses in philosophy, exclusive of PHIL 473 and 493. A student may not complete both a major and a minor in philosophy. In meeting the requirements of this discipline-based minor, a student may not use more than nine credits that are also used to meet the requirements of another major or minor.

  1. PHIL 106
  2. Six credits chosen from two courses from two of the following three groupings:
    1. History of philosophy or a major figure: PHIL 141, 142, 168, 221 (Classics 221), 222, 263, 265, 311, 314, 316, and 195, 295, 395, and 403 when the topics are appropriate
    2. Ethics and value theory: PHIL 101, 108, 207, 215, 216, 219, 256, 258, 259, 269, 280, 309, 320, 341 (INTR 341), 342 (INTR 342), and 195, 295, 395, and 403 when the topics are appropriate
    3. Metaphysics and epistemology: PHIL 102, 205, 206, 208, 212 (REL 212), 255, 257, 260, 301, 312, 313, and 195, 295, 395, and 403 when the topics are appropriate
  3. Of the 18 credits required for the minor, at least 12 credits must be chosen from four philosophy courses numbered 200 and above.

2. Six credits chosen from two courses from two of the following three groupings:


3. Of the 18 credits required for the minor, at least 12 credits must be chosen from four philosophy courses numbered 200 and above


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