Scientific Reasoning Class, Learning Center
The minor in philosophy not only emphasizes the acquisition of
methodological skills used in many separate academic disciplines but also
emphasizes inquiry into, and reflection upon, the knowledge and
value-structures inherent in intellectual problems and texts.
Students in the minor program will (1) learn to investigate critically the
major areas of philosophy including logic, value theory, and theories of
knowledge and reality and (2) learn to apply their reasoning
abilities in critical reading, thinking, and writing.
Students minoring in philosophy should (1) acquire the
methods necessary to read, think critically and write about subjects in the
sciences and humanities, (2) understand and be able to employ ethical
concepts and theories of moral philosophy, and (3) be conversant with the
major problems and historical development of philosophical inquiry.
A minor in philosophy consists of 18 semester hours taken
Science Complex and Larry A. Jackson Library
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