The Philosophy Department offers a minor in addition to the major. The minor enables students who are interested in studying philosophy but who choose not to be a philosophy major to receive recognition for their philosophy coursework on their transcripts. The requirements for the philosophy minor are as follows.

A total of 18 PHL credits, including:

  • PHL 101 or PHL 210 or PHL 211 = history requirement
  • PHL 130 or PHL 330 or PHL 432 = logic requirement
  • At least one 400 level PHL course.
  • Additional credits in PHL courses as approved by academic advisor

Contact Director of Undergraduate Programs David Godden ( or Academic Advisor Amy Lampe ( for more information.

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