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Philosophy of Science 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 3800 Philosophy of Science

Electives (two chosen):

PHI 3320 Science and Religion: A Philosophical Analysis
PHI 3810 Philosophy of Physical Sciences
PHI 3820 Philosophical Issues in Biology
PHI 3720 Environmental Ethics

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs  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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