- To provide interdisciplinary insight into the theoretical foundations of and methodological approaches to knowledge in various disciplines in the arts & sciences;
- To allow students in a given concentration to consider the knowledge they acquire therein from the perspectives of other disciplines;
- To build skills in critical thinking and writing across the curriculum;
- To enhance the theoretical literacy and coherence of Honors Theses across the disciplines.
Requirements: 15 hours required, from the courses listed below - the 15 credit hours do not include prerequisites that may be needed for some courses. Students should consult the Honors College course catalog for prerequisite information.
Effective Fall 2015: PHI 3363 Honors Theory of Knowledge is required for the minor. In addition, students must take at least one 3-credit course from the AH or Philosophy listings below, one from the SS listings, and one from the NS listings.
Prior to Fall 2015: one 3-credit course from the Philosophy course listings is required, in addition to one 3-credit course from each of the AH, SS, and NS listings.
Of the 15 credits taken for this minor, no more than 3 may be counted also towards the student's concentration(s).
Philosophy Courses in Theory of Knowledge