Dec 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog 
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy Minor

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Program Information

(15 credits)

Since the time of Socrates, the study of philosophy has cultivated the skills needed for leadership in the midst of cultural change: how to ask questions, think critically and imaginatively, and reason effectively about cultural, moral, and political values and beliefs, including those that prevail within professions. Hence, the philosophy minor is a powerful complement to any major and signifies a capacity for leadership.

Many of the courses required for minors may also fulfill or partially fulfill a General Education category. For more information, see the General Education Requirements section. Some courses required for minors may also satisfy courses required for majors. Students pursuing a minor should notify and consult with the appropriate department chair and complete the appropriate paperwork with the Registrar’s Office so that it can be noted on the transcript.  

To view a minor program sequence to assist with course planning, click here.

Contact Information

Select five course (15 credits):

Select any five courses withthe PHIL prefix.  At leats one of the courses must be a 200 level course or above.

RELI 250 - What is Religion?   may be substituted for  one of the five courses.

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