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The Department of Philosophy offers programs that provide the opportunity for examining major philosophers and areas from ancient times to the present. Students are able to learn about the field, and receive strong training in analytical and writing skills. The flexible structure of the program also enables each student to focus on his or her particular area of interest. In addition to courses available in the history of Ancient and Modern Philosophy, there are courses in Ethics, Logic, Philosophy of Religion, Political Philosophy, Theory of Knowledge, Contemporary Philosophy, and Existentialism.



Course Requirements

The philosophy minor requires students to complete a minimum of 18 credits. Each student's program is worked out in consultation with the chairperson.

  1. Two Courses at the 1000 level
  2. Three courses at the 2000 level
    Six credits at the 2000 level must be completed before a student may take any course at the 3000 level.
  3. One course at the 3000 level
Total: 18 credits

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Our faculty conduct internationally recognized research and innovative, technologically-enhanced instruction. Grounded in practical experience but exploring the frontiers of their disciplines, they define the nature of academic excellence.

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Yvonne Unna
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Denise Vigani
Assistant Professor; Co-Director, Women and Gender Studies Program
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