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College of Arts & Sciences

Philosophy Minor

  • Enriching the core of a liberal education
  • Enhancing critical thinking, clarity of expression skills

Admissions Information
Degree Requirements
Minor code OR5241
Faculty Contact: Dr. Alfred Lent

Program Overview

The minor in philosophy provides students with opportunities to explore the philosophical questions that have engaged thinkers throughout time and enriches the core of their liberal education.

Careers and Graduate School

A philosophy minor enhances the skills one can bring to any program of study or career in which critical thinking, clarity of expression, and values clarification are prized.
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Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission: No requirements beyond university admission requirements.
Change to Program Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.
External Transfer Admission: No requirements beyond university admission requirements.

Minor Requirements

The philosophy minor requires a minimum of 15 hours.

Program Requirements

Complete 15 hours in philosophy (PHIL). At least 12 hours must be courses numbered 2000 and above, including at least two courses numbered 3000 or above.

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