Philosophy Minor

The minor in Philosophy is open to all undergraduate students at UIS, both online and on-campus. The minor consists of four classes (at least 15 hours), at least eight hours of which must be upper-division classes taken in Philosophy at UIS, with at least one course in each of the following areas:

  • Critical thinking or logic
    (PHI 301,
    PHI 401,
    or PHI 447)

  • Values (ethics, aesthetics, political philosophy)
    (Same as Area 3 of the Philosophy Major requirements)

Students who wish to minor in Philosophy must formally declare their minor and consult with a philosophy faculty member to ensure that they are meeting their individual needs and program requirements.