Rhode Island College

2014-2015 Catalog


Philosophy Minor

Course Requirements for Minor in Philosophy

The minor in philosophy consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours in philosophy, with at least two courses at the 300-level. The courses chosen should form a coherent program.

Course Requirements for Minor in Logical and Ethical Reasoning

The minor in logical and ethical reasoning consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours, with at least two courses at the 300-level, as follows: PHIL 205 or PHIL 305 or PHIL 220; PHIL 206 or PHIL 306; and the remaining credit hours made up of additional choices from the five courses above and/or from PHIL 200, PHIL 321, PHIL 322, PHIL 325, POL 204, POL 208.

Course Requirements for Minor in History of Philosophical Thought

The minor in history of philosophical thought consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours, as follows: at least four courses selected from PHIL 300, PHIL 351, PHIL 353, PHIL 355, PHIL 356, PHIL 357, PHIL 358, PHIL 359, and the remaining credit hours made up of additional choices from the eight courses above and/or from PHIL 200, PHIL 201, HIST 305, HIST 306, HIST 307, HIST 316, HIST 344, POL 316.

Course Requirements for Minor in Principles of Knowledge and Reality

The minor in principles of knowledge and reality consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours, as follows: PHIL 205 or PHIL 305 or PHIL 220; PHIL 311 or PHIL 320; PHIL 330 or PHIL 333; and the remaining credit hours made up of additional choices from the seven courses above and/or from PHIL 200, BIOL 111, CHEM 103, CHEM 104, CHEM 105, MATH 139, PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 110, PSYC 110, PSYC 341, PSYC 349.

 

Notes: Connections courses cannot be used to satisfy these requirements. No minor in the Philosophy Department may be declared in combination with a Philosophy major or with any of the other minors in the Philosophy Department.