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.
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.
PHI 1000C Philosophy of the Human PersonPHI 2200C EthicsPHI 3000C Metaphysics
PHI 3320 Science and Religion: A Philosophical AnalysisPHI 3330 Introduction to Feminist PhilosophyPHI 3400 Introduction to LogicPHI 3420 Informal LogicPHI 3500 History of Ancient PhilosophyPHI 3510 History of Medieval PhilosophyPHI 3520 History of Modern PhilosophyPHI 3530 History of Contemporary PhilosophyPHI 3540 American PhilosophyPHI 3550 ExistentialismPHI 3570 PersonalismPHI 3600 Problem of GodPHI 3610 Philosophy of ReligionPHI 3630 EpistemologyPHI 3640 AestheticsPHI 3650 Philosophy of LawPHI 3660 Political PhilosophyPHI 3670 Modernity in CrisisPHI 3680 Philosophical Issues Concerning Religion in the StatePHI 3700 Contemporary Moral ProblemsPHI 3720 Environmental EthicsPHI 3740 Social JusticePHI 3800 Philosophy of SciencePHI 3810 Philosophy of Physical SciencesPHI 3820 Philosophical Issues in BiologyPHI 3900 Philosophy of Literature: Meaning, Mystery, and Metaphysics in the Catholic NovelPHI 3910 Philosophy of LanguagePHI 3920 Philosophy and Film
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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