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Minor Requirements

Minor in Philosophy

Twelve (12) semester hours in philosophy are required for the minor, including:

Logic (3 hours). One of:

  • PHI 2100 Reasoning and Critical Thinking (3)
  • PHI 3130 Introduction to Symbolic Logic (3)

History (3 hours). One of:

  • PHH 3130 Plato and His Predecessors (3)
  • PHH 3140 Aristotle to Augustine (3)
  • PHH 3061 Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy (3)
  • PHH 3400 Modern Philosophy (3)
  • PHH 3500 Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (3)

At least six (6) semester hours must be at the 3000 level or above. Students must receive a letter grade of "C-" or better in all courses that count toward the minor.

 

Minor in Political Philosophy

Twelve (12) semester hours in philosophy are required for the minor, including:

Logic (3 hours). One of:

  • PHI 2100 Reasoning and Critical Thinking (3)
  • PHI 3130 Introduction to Symbolic Logic (3)

Nine (9 hours) from:

  • PHM 2121 Philosophy of Race, Class, and Gender (3)
  • PHM 2300 Introduction to Political Philosophy (3)
  • PHM 3123 Philosophy of Feminism (3)
  • PHM 3331r Modern Political Thought (3)
  • PHI 3162 Logic and the Law (3)
  • PHP 3510 Introduction to Marxist Philosophy (3)
  • PHM 3400 Philosophy of Law (3)
  • PHM 4340r Contemporary Political Though (3)

At least six (6) semester hours must be at the 3000 level or above. Students must receive a letter grade of "C-" or better in all courses that count toward the minor.

 

Minor in Law and Philosophy

Twelve (12) semester hours in philosophy are required for the minor, including:

PHM3400 Philosophy of Law (3 semester hours)

Logic (3 semester hours). One of:

  • PHI2100 Reasoning and Critical Thinking (3)
  • PHI3130 Symbolic Logic (3)
  • PHI3162 Logic and the Law (3)

Six (6) semester hours from:

  • PHI2620 Environmental Ethics (3)
  • PHI2635 Bioethics (3)
  • PHI3670 Ethical Theory (3)
  • PHM3351 Human Rights (3)

At least six (6) semester hours must be at the 3000- level or above.  Students must receive a letter grade of "C-" or better in all courses that count towards the minor.