Philosophy Minor

Pursuing a minor in Philosophy

Program requirements

A philosophy minor consist of 18 hours, including nine hours of upper-division credit, and three hours each in logic and analytical reasoning, ethics and social thought, and history of philosophy.

Minors offered:


Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. Select either PHI 105(3) or 305(3).

  2. Select one course in Ethics: PHI 302(3), 340(3), 342(3), 345(3), 513(3).

  3. Select one course in the History of Philosophy: PHI 306(3), 310(3).

    Each instance of PHI 197, PHI 397, and PHI 496 may satisfy one of minor distribution requirements A,B, and C when its topic is deemed suitable by the department.

  4. Complete an additional nine hours of Philosophy courses. Minor requires a minimum of 18 hours including at least 12 hours of upper division credit.

Adding a minor

The philosophy minor is available with a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable) or Bachelor of Social Work. To add a minor, see your advisor or visit the Academic Advisement Center in University Hall 109.