Minor in philosophy, stem Track

(minimum of 15 credits required)

The STEM Minor in Philosophy is designed for students who have an interest in the ethical, epistemological, and/or foundational issues in the natural sciences, cognitive sciences, social sciences, and/or health professions.

The STEM 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 STEM track that do not conform to the lists below, permission must be obtained from the philosophy undergraduate advisor (Dr. Clevis Headley, headley@fau.edu).

 

At least one course in logic and/or critical thinking:

Critical Thinking

 PHI 2100

 3

 Logic

 PHI 2102

 3

 

At least one course in value theory:

Ethical Theory

PHI 4661

3

Environmental Ethics

PHI 3640

3

Biomedical Ethics

PHI 4633

4

 

Three courses from the list below:

Philosophy of Mind

PHI 3200

4

Philosophy of Psychiatry

PHI 3453

4

Philosophy of Medicine

PHI 3456

3

Philosophy of Science

PHI 4400

4

Philosophy of the Human and Social Sciences

PHI 4420

3

Philosophy of Aging

PHI 4930

3

Symbolic Logic

PHI 4134

3

Philosophy of Technology

PHM 4223

3