2012-14 Undergraduate Catalog
Sarah LaChance Adams, Assistant Professor
24 total credits
At least 9 credits must be from 300 level or higher.
Introductory required courses (6 credits required):
History of Philosophy required courses (6 credits required):
Non-Canonical Philosophy required courses (6 credits required):
Political Theory required courses (3 credits required):
Philosophy Elective required course (3 credits required): Choose any Philosophy 3 credit course
The philosophy minor incorporates four components: a strong foundation in the history of philosophy, dialogue with non-canonical traditions, an emphasis on political theory, and the ability to apply theory to contemporary concerns.
- Ability to analyze, interpret, and understand texts and discours
- Ability to effectively identify, evaluate, and formulate arguments
- Ability to develop, organize, and express ideas in a precise, clear, effective, and systematic manner in writing, discussion, and oral presentations
- Ability to recognize and appreciate multiple perspectives and limitations of each perspective
- A high degree of fluency with major philosophical traditions (and some non-canonical), figures, concepts, and methods.