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Minor in Philosophy

The minor in philosophy provides a highly flexible program of study for any student majoring in a different discipline, but who is interested in philosophy as a foundation for later intellectual pursuits, or for developing skills, or simply out of interest. Students can shape the minor to their particular interests and needs.

Requirements

The minor in philosophy (code 0-6807) consists of a minimum of 18 units. While there is a constraint (below) on the minor, there are no required courses, nor area or distribution requirements to fulfill.

Lower-Division: Constraint:

No more than 9 units from the following list of lower-division philosophy courses (100- and 200-levels) can be counted toward the minor; of those 9 units, up to 3 units can come from 100-level philosophy courses:

PHIL100: Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL156: Philosophy of Rock, Rap, and Beyond
PHIL160: Introduction to Ethics

PHIL170: Critical Reasoning
PHIL203: History of Early Western Philosophy
PHIL204: History of Modern Western Philosophy
PHIL261: Philosophy and Film
PHIL270: Symbolic Logic

Upper-Division:

Any/all upper-division philosophy courses (300- and 400-levels) can count toward the required 18 units.

 

Advising

For more information about pursuing the Minor in Philosophy, please contact:

Dr. Wayne Wright
Department Chairperson & Undergraduate Advisor
Department of Philosophy (MHB-917)
California State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach CA, 90840-2408 USA
Phone: 562-985-4331
E-mail: wayne.wright@csulb.edu