The Philosophy program offers all students an opportunity to examine the fundamental questions of human existence. The courses are designed to help students understand the great philosophical thinkers and enable them to critically address important philosophical issues that affect their own lives. The program places special emphasis on a knowledge of the historical origins of the Western philosophical tradition and on the development of skills of philosophical analysis.


Minor Program (18 semester hours)

Required courses:
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophical Thinking (3)
PHIL 202 Philosophy of the Human Person (3)
PHIL 312 Philosophy of Religion (3)

Electives in Philosophy (9)

Note: Only one independent/directed study will be counted toward the minor program.