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Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

The Minor

These minors make an excellent complement for majors in the other areas of the humanities and the social sciences or a fascinating contrasting discipline for students in the natural sciences or other colleges in the university. Also, please see the Majors and More page for further information.

 Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy

Requirements Minor in Philosophy

PHIL 101

Intro to Philosophy

3

PHIL 220 

Logic and Language

3

PHIL 301 or

PHIL 302

History of Philosophy: Ancient or Modern

3

PHIL ELECTIVES*

(3 hours above 299)

9

Total

18

 

*Choice of courses in the various sub-fields of metaphysics-epistemology, historical developments in philosophy and value theory-ethics, as well as special topics courses offered from time to time.

Requirements for the Minor in Religion

 

Requirements Minor in Religion

RELG 101

Intro to Religion

3

RELG 220

Reading Biblical Texts

3

RELG 300

Introduction to World Religions

3

RELG ELECTIVES*

(3 hours above 299)

9

Total

18

*Choice of courses in the various sub-fields of biblical studies, history of Christian thought, Hinduism, Buddhism, religion in America, philosophy or psychology of religion, as well as special topics courses offered from time to time.

Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy and Religion

Requirements Minor in Philosophy & Religion

RELG 101

Intro to Religion

3

PHIL 101

Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL or RELG ELECTIVES*

(6 hours above 299)

12

Total

18

*Choice of courses that give a fine sampling of studies in each of these related yet differing fields.

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