Philosophy

Minor

Maltese Cross, Mussel, and Ladybug, illuminated manuscriptCSUN Philosophy Minor Requirements

The curriculum for the Philosophy Minor is both sufficiently light and flexible to complement any major degree conferred at a university.  The courses for the minor are good preparation for a professional degree in medicine, law, business, or a unique journey off the beaten track.  Many of our courses are on-line, making them accessible for a busy schedule.

I. REQUIRED COURSES (10 – 11 UNITS)

  1. Choose one of the following courses:
    • PHIL 100 General Logic (4 units)
    • PHIL 200 Critical Reasoning (3 units)
    • PHIL 210 Reasoning in the Sciences (3 units)
    • PHIL 230 Introduction to Formal Logic (3 units)
  2. Choose one of the following courses:
    • PHIL 201 Ancient Philosophy (3 units)
    • PHIL 202 Modern Philosophy (3 units)
  3. Choose one of the following courses:
    • PHIL 350 Epistemology (4 units)
    • PHIL 352 Metaphysics (4 units)
    • PHIL 355 Philosophy of Mind (4 units)
    • PHIL 360 Ethical Theory (4 units)
    • PHIL 365 Social and Political Philosophy (4 units)

II. ELECTIVES (9 UNITS)

Choose three additional philosophy courses (9 units), other than PHIL 499, at least two of which are upper-division courses.

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR THE MINOR: 19-20 Units

PHILOSOPHY MINOR WORKSHEET (.docx)