Minor Requirements

MINOR IN PHILOSOPHICAL LOGIC

Requirements (24 units)

Core requirements (12 units)

  1. PHIL 200. Critical Thinking Through Symbolic Logic (4)
  2. PHIL 300. Predicate Logic (4)
  3. PHIL 382. Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics (4)

Electives (12 units)

  1. Twelve units chosen from:
    • PHIL 306. Inductive Logic (4)
    • PHIL 308. Alternative Logics (4)
    • PHIL 400. Advanced Issues in Logic: Introductory Metalogic (4)
    • PHIL 400. Advanced Issues in Logic: Incompleteness and Computability (4)
    • The Minor in Philosophical Logic is open to students in any major. However, except for PHIL 200 and 300, courses taken for credit in the Minor in Philosophical Logic do not count toward satisfaction of the Philosophy major or minor.

MINOR IN PHILOSOPHY

Requirements (32 units)

  1. History of Philosophy Eight units chosen from:
    • PHIL 311. Ancient Philosophy (4)
    • PHIL 313. History of Modern Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality (4)
    • PHIL 314. History of Modern Philosophy: Ethics and Politics (4)
    • PHIL 410. Advanced Issues in History of Philosophy (4)
  2. Metaphysics/Knowledge Eight units chosen from:
    • PHIL 380. Metaphysics (4)
    • PHIL 385. Theory of Knowledge (4)
    • PHIL 386. Philosophy of Science (4)
    • PHIL 387. Philosophy of Language (4)
    • PHIL 485. Advanced Issues in Metaphysics and Knowledge (4)
  3. Value theory Four units chosen from:
    • PHIL 350. Ethics (4)
    • PHIL 361A Social and Political Philosophy: Classical Political Theories (4)
    • PHIL 361B. Social and Political Philosophy: Themes in Social and Political Philosophy (4)
    • PHIL 460. Advanced Issues in Value Theory (4)
  4. Twelve units of electives chosen from philosophy courses; with at most four elective units at the 100- or 200-level; PHIL 200 must be included among these courses unless taken to satisfy the GE Critical Thinking (A4) requirement.
    • No 100- or 200-level course used to satisfy a General Education requirement will be included among courses which count toward the minor. No course counts in more than one category of the minor; however, for courses such as the Advanced Issues courses which can be repeated with different topics, the different topics may apply in different categories.

MINOR IN PHILOSOPHY, POLICY, AND ECONOMICS

Requirements (28 units)

  1. Students must complete 28 units from the courses listed below with a minimum of eight units in each of the fields. Students who major in philosophy, political science or economics must earn 20 units outside their major from the courses listed below.

Course Requirements (28 units)

Philosophy (8-12 units)

  • PHIL 314. History of Modern Philosophy: Ethics and Politics (4)
  • PHIL 350. Ethics (4)
  • PHIL 353. Topics in Applied Ethics (4)
  • PHIL 359. Philosophy and Economics (4)
  • PHIL 361. Social and Political Philosophy (4)
  • PHIL 362. Philosophy of Law (4)
  • PHIL 460. Advanced Issues in Value Theory (4)

Economics (8-12 units)

  • ECON 443. Origins of Political Economy (4)
  • ECON 445. Political Economy (4)
  • ECON 500. History of Economic Thought (4)
  • ECON 520. Social Economics (4)
  • ECON 530. The Good Economy (4)

Political Science (8-12 units)

  • PSCI 310. Classical Political Thought (4)
  • PSCI 311. Foundations of Modern Political Thought (4)
  • PSCI 313. Modern Political Thought (4)
  • PSCI 315. Post Modern Political Thought (4)

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