Minor in Philosophy

The minor in Philosophy is an excellent way to compliment other programs in the humanities, social sciences, core sciences, along with other faculties. It consists of a minimum of 24 credit hours in courses which must be chosen in accordance with the following requirements: (see also notes below)

  • Philosophy 1200
  • Philosophy 2000 (Introduction to Metaphysics) or 2210 (Logic) or 2220 (Introduction to Epistemology)
  • Philosophy 2230 (Moral Philosophy) or 3400 (Political Philosophy)
  • Philosophy 2701 (History of Ancient Philosophy) or 2702 (History of Modern Philosophy)
  • 3 credit hours from Philosophy 3110 to 3950 (excluding Philosophy 3400 if previously completed to fulfill the requirements in 3 above)
  • An additional 6 credit hours in Philosophy courses at the 3000-level or higher
  • 3 credit hours from 4000-level courses

For the most recent version of the Minor requirements students should check the Philosophy section of the University Calendar.

Students declaring a Minor in Philosophy may choose to have a program advisor by mutual agreement with a member of the Philosophy Department.


Department of Philosophy

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000