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Minor in Philosophy

This highly-desirable minor shows employers, graduate schools and professional schools a willingness to engage in theoretical reasoning. Shape your minor to complement your major field of study.

Minor Overview

The minor in philosophy is designed to expose students to three fundamental areas: history of philosophy, normative philosophy and contemporary discussion of issues in metaphysics and epistemology.


The minor consists of 15 credit hours, including 9 hours of required courses and 6 hours of elective courses.


Students can apply for admission to any university minor program in MyPack Portal. Admission will be based on the student’s academic record, and in most cases no longer requires departmental review.