Minor in Philosophy

(minimum of 15 credits required)

The minor in philosophy requires a minimum of 15 credits, at least 14 of which should be earned at FAU. The courses must be taken according to the list in the chart below, and a grade of 'C' or above  must be earned in each course.

If any courses are taken for the philosophy minor that do not conform to the lists below, permission must be obtained from the philosophy undergraduate advisor (Dr. Clevis Headley, headley@fau.edu).

 

One course in logic/critical thinking:

Critical Thinking

PHI 2100

 3

Logic

PHI 2102

3

 

One course in the history of philosophy:

Ancient Philosophy

PHH 3100

3

Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

PHH 3280

4

Early Modern Philosophy

PHH 3420

4

 

One course in value theory:

Moral Problems

PHI 3638

3

Environmental Ethics

PHI 3640

3

Asian Aesthetics and Art Theories

PHI 3870

3

Philosophy of Literature

PHI 3882

3

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

PHI 3885

3

Biomedical Ethics

PHI 4633

4

Ethical Theory

PHI 4661

3

Philosophy of Religion

PHI 4700

3

Aesthetics and Art Theory

PHI 4800

4

 

One course in 20th century philosophy:

Pragmatism

PHH 3703

3

Post-Structuralism

PHP 3792

3

Philosophy of Mind

PHI 3320

4

Philosophy of Medicine

PHI 3456

3

Philosophy of Science

PHI 4400

4

Analytical Philosophy

PHP 4784

4

Philosophy of Psychiatry

PHI 3453

3

Phenomenology

PHP 4782

3

Existentialism

PHP 4786

3

 

One course in social and political thought:

Philosophy of Law

PHM 3400

3

Philosophy of the Human and Social Sciences

PHI 4420

3

Feminist Philosophy

PHM 3123

3

Social and Political Philosophy

PHM 3200

3

Philosophy of Technology

PHM 4223

3

Africana Philosophy

PHP 3781

3