Minor in Philosophy

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What will I study?

The Philosophy program at Sacred Heart provides a place and the tools for you to reflect comprehensively and rigorously about many of the profound questions that we have asked and pursued as a human family over the centuries. Philosophy also provides the conceptual tools to understand our lived experiences and disclose dimensions of meaning hidden in our everyday lives.

Curriculum | 18 credits

The minor in Philosophy requires the completion of the following 18 credits:

Required Courses

  • PH 200-level course introductory course in Philosophy
  • Five Philosophy Electives from 200- or 300 –Level courses

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Is a minor in Philosophy right for me?

Philosophy students are among the highest performing students on standardized tests such as the LSAT, GRE and GMAT because Philosophy enables you to think critically and logically. With Philosophy you gain tools to help you clarify and solve problems in any professional field and Philosophy helps you probe deeper questions about the human person, existence, God and the lived human experience.

When should I declare a minor?

You should declare a minor as soon as you can. To declare a minor in Philosophy, consult with the Chair of the Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies.