Philosophy Minor


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Philosophy Major

Philosophy Minor Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete a minor in Philosophy should be able to:

  • Read and comprehend arguments in their primary sources (in translation, as necessary);
  • Appreciate the role of cultural and historical context in the development of philosophy, and appreciate the ethical issues created by the culture and the dominant philosophies of the modern and contemporary West;
  • Articulate their own thoughts and ideas relevant to philosophical inquiry orally and write essays that are clear and well structured, exhibiting command of the preceding abilities.

The Philosophy Minor

Philosophy minors are required to have a GPA of at least 2.0 in the minor at graduation. No more than six credits in Philosophy may be taken Credit/No Credit to count toward the minor.

Requirements:

Two electives to bring the total to 24 credits



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