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