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2016-2017 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Governors State University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy Minor

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The College of Arts and Sciences  undergraduate minor in Philosophy is offered for students who wish to supplement their scholarly preparation in another major discipline with a substantial amount of coursework in Philosophy. A minor in Philosophy is particularly appropriate for those who wish to hone their reasoning and critical-thinking, to pursue self-knowledge, or to develop a theoretical perspective on their major discipline.


A minor in Philosophy can serve as a useful basis for students in Anthropology & Sociology, Biology, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Environmental Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Health Administration, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, or Social Work.

Requirements for the Minor

Students must meet all university requirements for a minor. In addition, students must contact the advisor regarding the requirements listed below, submit transfer courses to the advisor for approval of the minor by the first week of the term of intended graduation, and complete all courses with a “C” grade or better.

Total - 18 Hours

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