The Philosophy Minor at WSU provides a solid foundation in logic, ethics and the history of philosophy. It also helps students develop crucial intellectual skills such as critical thinking, logical reasoning and conceptual analysis; in short, it helps students learn to think for themselves. Emphasis is balanced between philosophical content and the cultivation of philosophical thinking.
B.A. Minor, Philosophy
18 S.H. - 12 Required, 6 Elective
Courses must be taken on a grade-only basis to count towards the Minor.
Required Courses (12 S.H.)
Logic – One of the following:
Ethics – One of the following:
History of Philosophy I – One of the following:
History of Philosophy II – One of the following:
With appropriate readings, 401 Independent Readings in Philosophy (1-3 S.H.) may be used to satisfy course requirements in Ethics and History of Philosophy I and II.
Electives (6 S.H.)
Any two philosophy courses not used to satisfy the preceding requirements.