Jun 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy Minor


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Introduction

Please click here  to see Philosophy department information.

These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 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 9 upper-division (3000-level and above) PHIL credit hours.
  3. Students must earn a minimum grade of C-(2.0) in all minor courses taken at CU Denver and must achieve a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the minor GPA. Students cannot complete minor or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
  4. 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. 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.
  4. 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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