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Philosophy

18 credits (6 courses)

Are you interested in such questions as: What is real? What can I really know?  What is right and wrong?  Is there any purpose or meaning to life? As a philosophy minor, you will explore how great minds have wrestled with these issues. You will begin developing intelligently formed views of your own.

Explore the three core areas of Philosophy:

The History of Philosophy (exploring distinctive historical periods, like ancient Greece or the European Enlightenment)

Metaphysics, Epistemology, and the Philosophy of Science (emphasizing the study of knowledge and reality)

Value Theory (emphasizing ethics, social philosophy, and the study of art)

The skills you gain will benefit you in any career. You will learn to think carefully and deeply and to express your ideas effectively.