The Philosophy major is designed to help students to listen carefully, think deeply, and present compellingly. Nine hours of the minor must be of 300-400 level coursework. Students graduating with a minor in Philosophy will be able to:

  • Delineate a broad general understanding of the work of major figures in the history of philosophy, including Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, and Kant.
  • Analyze and evaluate the field of logic, both formal and informal, and how to solve logical problems and proofs based on these forms of logic
  • Demonstrate thinking which is analytical, creative, and Christian in regard to philosophical texts and issues.
PH 170Logic3
PH 180Introduction to Philosophy3
12 hours of elective courses are required of all Philosophy minors (including 6 hours specifically designated as PH courses). Non-Philosophy electives can be chosen from any of the courses listed below in “Specializations.”12
Total Hours18