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Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Program

Minors in Philosophy

Minor in Philosophy

Required Courses
Students must complete a minimum of 15 College of Arts and Sciences credit hours of philosophy, including:

1. Not more than one course at the 100 level.

2. At least two courses at the 300 or 400 level.

3. At least one course above the 100 level in three of the following areas. (Note: In unusual circumstances students may petition to the director of undergraduate studies for an exception, but in all cases a minor must involve course work above the 100 level in at least two areas):

  • Logic
  • Ethics or value theory
  • History of philosophy
  • Epistemology and metaphysics
  • Special topics

4. At least two courses must be completed in one of the areas listed above.

Minor in Philosophy of the Arts

Required Courses
Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of coursework, including:

  1. One of the following logic courses: P150, P250, or P251.
  2. Two courses chosen from P320, P347, P348.
  3. Two courses chosen from P201, P304, P346.

Note:

  1. 9 credit hours must be taken on the Bloomington campus.
  2. At least 6 credit hours must be at the 300–400 level.
  3. With pre-approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies, students
    may replace one of the non-logic courses with an appropriate
    aesthetics-related course from another department or school. Such
    courses may include but are not limited to MUS -Z 415, MUS-T 418,
    SPEA-A 459, or CMLT-C 347. See the Director of Undergraduate Studies
    for a comprehensive list of suggested courses.

Minor in Philosophy of Mind and Cognition

Required Courses
Students must complete a minimum of 16 credit hours of coursework, including:

  1. PHIL-P 360 and COGS-Q 240.
  2. One course chosen from P250, P251, P352.
  3. Two courses chosen from P211, P310, P312, P320, P366.

Note:

  1. 9 credit hours must be taken on the Bloomington campus.
  2. At least 6 credit hours must be at the 300–400 level.
  3. Students pursuing the major in Cognitive Science with a
    concentration in “Foundations” or “Logic” should not pursue this minor
    due to significant course overlap.

Visit the College 2012-2013 Bulletin for further details.