Philosophy Minor

Lower Division Requirements

PHI213 Intro to Philosophy

This course introduces students to the meaning and basic categories of philosophy such as epistemology and philosophy of religion. This is accomplished through an exploration of the primary issues and central figures within the discipline. Particular relevance is given to the development of a Christian World-view and the role philosophy plays in life and culture. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B251
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 204
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 124

Upper Division Requirements

PHI301 History of Western Philosophy I

This course is the first of a two-semester study introducing students to the history of Western philosophy. This first part begins with the origins of philosophy in ancient Greece and ends with the Late Middle Ages. Particular attention is given to Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

Key, Scott B.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B220

PHI302 History of Western Philosophy II

This course is the second of a two-semester study introducing students to the history of Western philosophy. This second part begins with the origins of modern philosophy in the seventeenth century and ends with the twentieth century. Particular attention is given to Descartes, Hume, and Kant. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

Choose one of the following courses:

PHI300 Logic

A systematized study of the canons and criteria of validity in thought and its rational expression by considering the processes of reasoning and inference with applications in propositional logic, natural deduction, predicate logic and induction. Prerequisite: PHI 213. (3 units; Fall even years)

MAT313 Mathematical Proofs/Structures

A study of various methods of proofs and mathematical structures covering logic, universal and existential quantifiers, sets, functions, and selected topics in discrete mathematics, linear algebra, abstract algebra, and real analysis. This is a bridge course to abstract mathematics and should be taken prior to or concurrently with courses in linear or abstract algebra, and real or complex analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (3 units, Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

Hernandez, Lisa
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B111

Complete 6 additional units of upper-division philosophy.