Dec 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy of Science Minor


These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Minor

  • Please see your advisor.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. A total of 15 credit hours is required for the minor in Philosophy of Science.
  2. For those students who major in philosophy, no course can satisfy the requirements for both programs. For example, if a student takes PHIL 4150, Twentieth Century Ethics, it can only satisfy the requirement for one program offered in Philosophy.
  3. All courses taken at CU Denver must have a C or higher and all transfer courses must have a C- or higher.
  4. Courses taken at other institutions must either be transferred as direct equivalent to a CU Denver course or be approved by an advisor in the Philosophy Department for application towards the minor.
  5. A total of 6 credit hours must be at the 3000-level or above. At least 9 credits must be in residency.
  6. For a particular PHIL 4812/4980 (Special Topics) course to serve as an elective, the course material must be relevant to the minor and advisor approval to use the course as an elective is required.
  7. It is possible to use PHIL courses not listed below to fulfill elective requirements but permission to do so requires advisor approval.