Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies - Minors

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Philosophy and Religious Studies

Minors

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 for the Minor in Philosophy

 PHIL 101

 Intro to Philosophy

  3

 PHIL 220, or 371

 Course in Logic

  3

 PHIL ELECTIVES*

 (6 hours must be above 299)

 12 

 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 for the Minor in Religion

 RELG 101

 Intro to Religious Studies

  3

 RELG 220 or

 RELG 313 or

 RELG 314 

 Reading Biblical Texts

 Intro to Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

 New Testament

  3

 RELG ELECTIVES*

 (6 hours must be above 299)

 12 

 Total

 18

 

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

Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy and Religion

 

 Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy & Religion

 PHIL 101 or

 RELG 101

 Intro to Philosophy

 Intro to Religious Studies

  3

 PHIL 220, or 371 or

 RELG 220

 Course in Logic  or

 Reading Biblical Texts

  3

 PHIL or RELG ELECTIVES*

 (6 hours must be above 299)

 12 

 Total

 18

 

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

Last Updated: 4/28/20