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Minor

Philosophy

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Compulsory courses (12 credits)

  • PHI2154 Moral Philosophy
  • PHI2182 Human Existence
  • PHI2184 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHI2185 Ethics and Education

Optional courses (18 credits)

3 credits from:

  • PHI1101 Reasoning and Critical Thinking (UO)
  • PHI1105 Introduction to Philosophical Reasoning
  • PHI1110 Elementary Logic

3 credits from:

  • PHI2380 Greek Philosophy or the Birth of Philosophy (UO)
  • PHI3185 Aristotelian-Thomistic Metaphysics
  • PHI3370 Plato: The Philosopher as Legislator (UO)
  • PHI3380 Aristotle or the Search for Happiness (UO)
  • PHI4130 Aristotle’s Ethical Theory

3 credits from:

  • PHI2382 Medieval Philosophy (UO)
  • PHI3107 Thomas Aquinas
  • PHI3141 Augustine

3 credits from:

  • PHI2383 Modern Philosophy (UO)
  • PHI3377 Contemporary Continental Philosophy (UO)
  • PHI3398 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy (UO)
  • PHI4155 Selected Topics in Philosophy II

6 credits from:

  • PHI2111 History of Ethics
  • PHI2113 Nature, Science and Philosophy
  • PHI2121 Texts in Ethics
  • PHI2153 Christian Philosophers
  • PHI3112 Philosophical Theology
  • PHI3131 Ethics Counselling
  • PHI3140 Kant’s Ethical Theories (UO)
  • PHI3152 Philosophical Hermeneutics
  • Or any other course approved by the Faculty.

Students must take at least 2 courses at the 3000 and 4000 levels for completing a minor.

Some courses have specific prerequisites.

A course that is part of a bachelor degree or a major cannot count as an optional course toward a minor.