Sarah LaChance Adams, Associate Professor
Daniela Mansbach, Associate Professor
Timothy Torgerson, Senior Lecturer, online only
24 total credits
Introductory courses (2 courses, 6 credits required):
History of Philosophy required courses (2 courses, 6 credits required, at least one course must be a PHIL course):
Political Philosophy required courses (2 courses, 6 credits required, at least one course must be at the 300 level or above):
Non-Canonical Philosophy (2 courses, 6 credits required):
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 discourses
- 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.