Julia Kristeva
Julia Kristeva

Minors

The Department offers a minor in Ethics, Society, and Culture and a minor in Philosophy and Law. To sign up for a minor, please contact the Chief Departmental Advisor

Minor in Ethics, Society, and Culture

Any one (1) of the following:

  • PHL 103 - Society and the Individual (3)
  • PHL 105 - Theories of Human Nature (3)
  • PHL 131 - Introduction to Ethics (3)

And

At least fifteen (15) credit hours of the following:

  • PHL 205 - Science and Culture (3)
  • PHL 241 - Philosophy of Art (3)
  • PHL 311 - Ethical Theory (4)
  • PHL 312 - Contemporary Moral Problems (4)
  • PHL 331 - Political Philosophy (3)
  • PHL 335 - Philosophy of Law (4)
  • PHL 355 - Feminist Theory (3)
  • PHL 360.A - Confronting Death (4)
  • PHL 375 - Medical Ethics (4)
  • PHL 376 - Environmental Philosophy (4)
  • PHL 394 - Existentialism (3)
  • PHL 411 - Advanced Ethical Theories (4)
  • PHL 459 - Political Philosophy (4)
  • PHL 470 - Advanced Aesthetics (4)

Philosophy and Law Minor

Any one (1) of the following:

  • PHL 103 - Society and the Individual (3)
  • PHL 105 - Theories of Human Nature (3)
  • PHL 131 - Introduction to Ethics (3)

And

Both of the following:

  • PHL 273 - Formal Logic (4)
  • PHL 335 - Philosophy of Law (4)

And

At least nine (9) credit hours of the following:

  • PHL 263 - Informal Logic (3)
  • PHL 311 - Ethical Theory (4)
  • PHL 312 - Contemporary Moral Problems (4)
  • PHL 331 - Political Philosophy (3)
  • PHL 355 - Feminist Philosophy (3)
  • PHL 373 - Symbolic Logic (4)
  • PHL 376 - Environmental Philosophy (4)
  • PHL 411 - Advanced Ethical Theories (4)
  • PHL 459 - Political Philosophy Seminar (4)

Additionally, the Department occasionally offers special topics courses, and honors courses, in areas appropriate to both of these minors. These may be used in fulfillment of a requirement upon successful petition to the Department.