Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy Minor (E)

The Philosophy Minor offers students a flexible introduction to philosophy through foundational and elective courses. 

REAL Curriculum

This minor fulfills the E area of the REAL Curriculum. Focused on the topic of humanistic inquiry as written into the E learning outcome, philosophy grapples with the biggest questions humans have raised about being human and the nature of reality. In the philosophy minor students learn about the human endeavor in the areas of ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics and how various philosophers and thinkers have attempted to address these areas. Students learn about how philosophy shapes society and informs human behavior. Students need majors and/or minors to fulfill the R, A, and L areas to complete the REAL Curriculum requirements.

General Education Requirements

General Education courses will be denoted below with a (GE). Students are required to take at least 30 credit hours of general education designated courses within their degree requirements. The Philosophy minor includes 6-15 general education credits.

Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Electives (9 credits)

Choose three additional PHIL courses, one of which must be an E designated course at the 300-level or above 

Total Credits Needed for Minor 15