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Philosophy Minor

Philosophy

Overview

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.

Courses

Required:

PHI 1000C Philosophy of the Human Person
PHI 2200C Ethics
PHI 3000C Metaphysics

Electives (three chosen):

PHI 3320 Science and Religion: A Philosophical Analysis
PHI 3330 Introduction to Feminist Philosophy
PHI 3400 Introduction to Logic
PHI 3420 Informal Logic
PHI 3500 History of Ancient Philosophy
PHI 3510 History of Medieval Philosophy
PHI 3520 History of Modern Philosophy
PHI 3530 History of Contemporary Philosophy
PHI 3540 American Philosophy
PHI 3550 Existentialism
PHI 3570 Personalism
PHI 3600 Problem of God
PHI 3610 Philosophy of Religion
PHI 3630 Epistemology
PHI 3640 Aesthetics
PHI 3650 Philosophy of Law
PHI 3660 Political Philosophy
PHI 3670 Modernity in Crisis
PHI 3680 Philosophical Issues Concerning Religion in the State
PHI 3700 Contemporary Moral Problems
PHI 3720 Environmental Ethics
PHI 3740 Social Justice
PHI 3800 Philosophy of Science
PHI 3810 Philosophy of Physical Sciences
PHI 3820 Philosophical Issues in Biology
PHI 3900 Philosophy of Literature: Meaning, Mystery, and Metaphysics in the Catholic Novel
PHI 3910 Philosophy of Language
PHI 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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