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Philosophy

Effective Winter 2020

Exclusions:

A minor in Philosophy is not open to students with a major in Philosophy.

Advising

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Philosophy must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the department's designated advisor. Appointments are scheduled through the on-line scheduling system available on the department's web page: /lsa.umich.edu/philosophy/undergraduates/advisor-appointments.html

Grade Policies

No course will count toward the minor unless the student receives a grade of C- or better.  This includes all courses including prerequisites, required courses, and electives. 

Prerequisites

Any 100- or 200-level course other than PHIL 180, 201, 296 (logic courses) and PHIL 288 or 289 (intro history courses).

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15
  1. At least one course at the 400-level, other than formal methods (PHIL 413, 414)
  2. A minimum of 15 credits of Philosophy, at least 9 of which (including the required 400-level course) must be taken in residence.
  3. No course will count toward the minor unless the student receives a grade of C- or better.

Additional Requirements:

  1. One course in Logic or Formal Methods (PHIL 180, 183 (F18), 201, 296, 303, 305, 413, or 414)
  2. Two courses from: PHIL 288 (F18), 289 (F18), 345, 361, 365, 366, 367, 381, 383, 388, 389
  3. One 400-level course, which must not include 401, 402, 413, 414, or 455

Residency

At least nine credits, including the required 400-level course, must be taken in residence.

General Philosophy (Minor) (Fall 2012 - Fall 2019)

Effective Fall 2012

Exclusions:

A minor in Philosophy is not open to students with a major in Philosophy.

Advising

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Philosophy must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the department's designated advisor. Appointments are scheduled through the on-line scheduling system available on the department's web page: /lsa.umich.edu/philosophy/undergraduates/advisor-appointments.html

Grade Policies

No course will count toward the minor unless the student receives a grade of C- or better.

Prerequisites

Any 100- or 200-level course other than PHIL 180, 201, 296 (logic courses).

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PHILOSOPHY ACADEMIC MINORS:

  1. At least one course at the 400-level, other than formal methods (PHIL 413, 414)
  2. A minimum of 15 credits of Philosophy, at least 9 of which (including the required 400-level course) must be taken in residence.
  3. No course will count toward the minor unless the student receives a grade of C- or better.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR General Philosophy:

  1. One course in Logic or Formal Methods (PHIL 180, 183 (F18), 201, 296, 303, 305, 413, or 414)
  2. Two courses from: PHIL 288 (F18), 289 (F18), 345, 361, 365, 366, 367, 381, 383, 388, 389
  3. One 400-level course, which must not include 401, 402, 413, 414, or 455

Residency

At least nine credits, including the required 400-level course, must be taken in residence.