The minor in Philosophy and Critical Thought is designed for students with a general interest in philosophy.

Students interested in pursuing a minor offered by the  program should submit a completed Application for a Program of Minor Study to the Department Chair of the Philosophy program. Upon admission to the minor, the student will be assigned a minor advisor from the philosophy faculty.

Academic Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy and Critical Thought

Five courses, to include:

  • PHI 1515/History of Philosophy I or
    PHI 2110/History of Philosophy II
  • One other course in the history of philosophy (e.g., PHI 1515, 2110, or 3212)
  • Three elective courses in philosophy (including two at the 3000 or 4000 level), to be chosen in consultation with the minor advisor