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Philosophy of Law Minor

The Department of Philosophy offers the following minors to undergraduate students who wish to supplement their major fields of study with additional background in logic and epistemology. Students with majors in Theology, Government and Politics, English, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Rhetoric and Public Address, Criminal Justice, and Legal Studies may be especially interested in one of the following minors. The minors in Philosophy are also excellent preparation for students planning to attend law school.

Degree Type
Area of Interest
Associated Colleges or Schools
Program Location
  • Queens Campus
Required Credit Hours



PHI 1000C Philosophy of the Human Person
PHI 2200C Ethics
PHI 3000C Metaphysics
PHI 3400 Introduction to Logic
PHI 3650 Philosophy of Law

Electives (two chosen):

PHI 3420 Informal Logic
PHI 3540 American Philosophy
PHI 3660 Political Philosophy
PHI 3680 Philosophical Issues Concerning Religion in the State
PHI 3740 Social Justice
CLS 2600 Roman Law and Society

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html.  Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.

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