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The Minor in Philosophy

philosophy department

The requirement for the minor in philosophy consists of a total of 18 credits: six credits of philosophy core courses, typically two, three-credit courses, followed by 12 credits of philosophy electives, typically four, three-credit philosophy elective courses. The range of courses available within the department allows the student considerable flexibility in planning an individualized and personal program of study. In consultation with a faculty advisor, each student will design his or her own minor, typically consisting of four additional three-credit elective courses, for a total of 12 elective credits. Students are encouraged to look at different areas for interdisciplinary connection described on the concentrations/tracks in the undergraduate program.  

Professor Vanderwall and student
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