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.
This is an on-campus program.
Declaring This Minor
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Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the department offering the minor.
Students must complete a minimum of 15 PHIL credit hours.
Students must complete a minimum of 9 upper-division (3000-level and above) PHIL credit hours.
Students must earn a minimum grade of C- (1.7) 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.
Students must complete a minimum of 9 PHIL credit hours with CU Denver faculty.
Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations
For those students who major in philosophy, up to two courses can satisfy the requirements for both programs.
Religious Studies courses cannot be used to fulfill the requirements for the minor.
For a particular PHIL 4812 Special Topics in Philosophy/PHIL 4980 Special Topics in Philosophy 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.
It is possible to use PHIL courses not listed below to fulfill elective requirements but requires advisor approval.
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.
Courses not specifically listed here but offered by the Department may count toward the degree upon the approval of the Department Undergraduate Advisor.
|Take the following||9|
|PHIL 2441||Logic, Language and Scientific Reasoning||3|
|PHIL 3340||Investigating Nature: Introduction to the Philosophy of Science||3|
|PHIL 4350||Philosophy of Science||3|
|Take six credit hours of the following:||6|
|PHIL 3032||Twentieth Century Analytic Philosophy||3|
|PHIL 3430||Environmental Ethics||3|
|PHIL 3440||Introduction to Symbolic Logic||3|
|PHIL 3441||Philosophical Reasoning Skills||3|
|PHIL 4101||Pragmatism: Classical American Philosophy||3|
|PHIL 4300||Philosophy of Mind||3|
|PHIL 4920||Philosophy of Media and Technology||3|
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