College of Arts and Sciences

If you are pursuing a major other than philosophy, you may earn a minor in philosophy by completing the following credits with a grade of C or better in each course and earning at least 9 credits as resident credit at IPFW.  Substitutions for these courses may be made with the approval of the department chair.

Core Courses:  9 credits
Both of the following:

PHIL 11000:  Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 11100:  Ethics                                 

One of the following:

PHIL 12000:  Critical Thinking
PHIL 15000:  Principles of Logic

History Courses:  6 credits
Two of the following:

PHIL 30100:  History of Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 30200:  History of Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 30300:  History of Modern Philosophy
PHIL 30400:  History of 19th Century Philosophy
PHIL 41200:  Topics in Analytic Philosophy
PHIL 42200:  Topics in Continental Philosophy

Topics Courses:  3 credits
One of the following:

PHIL 27500:  Philosophy of Art
PHIL 30500:  Philosophy of Feminism
PHIL 31200:  Medical Ethics
PHIL 32600:  Business Ethics
PHIL 32700:  Environmental Ethics
PHIL 32800:  Ethics & Animals
PHIL 35100:  Philosophy of Science
PHIL 35200:  Topics in the History & Philosophy of Science
PHIL 42500:  Metaphysics
PHIL 43200:  Theory of Knowledge
PHIL 43500:  Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 45100:  Gödel Theorems
PHIL 46500:  Philosophy of Language
PHIL 47100:  Topics in Aesthetics & the Philosophy of Art

400 Level Requirement:
One of the required courses must be taken at the 400 level or higher


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Bernd Buldt
Phone:  260-481-6091