Oct 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy of Science Minor

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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. Students must complete a minimum of 15 PHIL credit hours.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 6 upper-division (3000-level and above) PHIL credit hours.
  3. Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all courses applied to minor requirements. 
  4. Students must complete all minor courses taken at CU Denver and all transfer courses applying to minor requirements with a minimum grade of C- (1.7). Students cannot complete minor or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
  5. Students must complete a minimum of 9 PHIL credit hours with CU Denver faculty.

Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations

  1. For those students who major in philosophy, up to two courses can satisfy the requirements for both programs.
  2. Religious Studies courses cannot be used to fulfill the requirements for the minor.
  3. 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.
  4. It is possible to use PHIL courses not listed below to fulfill elective requirements but requires advisor approval.
  5. 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.
  6. Courses not specifically listed here but offered by the Department may count toward the degree upon the approval of the Department Undergraduate Advisor.

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