Minor in philosophy
18 credit hours
- Introductory philosophy class (choose one)3
- Phil 200, Introduction to Philosophy
- Phil 202, Philosophy, Wonder & Existence
- Ethics class (choose one)3
- Phil 203, Living Ethically
- Phil 302, Ethics and Morality
- Phil 307, Asian Thought3
- Three courses selected from the following: 9
- Engl 300, Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture
- PJCS 332, Religion, Conflict & Peace or PJCS 350, Dynamics/Theology of Reconciliation
- Phil 400, Individual Readings
- Rel 315, Religion in Culture & Society
- Rel 320, Christian Theologies
- Rel 402, Christianity & Modern Thought
Student learning outcomes
Graduates with a minor in philosophy will:
- Develop a knowledge base of philosophy, including classical and contemporary perspectives on major philosophical problems and methods of dealing with them.
- Develop analytical skills and recognize connections between philosophical themes.
- Construct and articulate coherent philosophical arguments, identifying and avoiding logical fallacies.
- Interact with intellectual philosophical texts in a way that is personal, reflective and integrative.