Minor in Philosophy

Why Minor in Philosophy at Eastern? 

With its emphasis on reading, writing, logic, and discussion, the foundation provided by a Philosophy minor enhances your ability to think critically, work ethically, and succeed meaningfully in any major or career you pursue. Plus, the Philosophy Minor is small – only 18 credits – making it easy to add into your schedule.


Course Number Course Name Credit
  Introductory Courses (choose at least one course) 3
PHIL 100 The Heritage of Inquiry: An Introduction to Philosophy  
PHIL 211 Faith and Philosophy  
HONR 101 The Good Life  
  Required Course 3
PHIL 303 Ancient Philosophy: Origins  
  History of Philosophy Courses (choose at least one course) 3
PHIL 304 Medieval Philosophy: The Christian Tradition  
PHIL 305 Modern Philosophy: The Quest for Foundations  
PHIL 306 Continental Philosophy: Existentialism and Postmodernism  
PHIL 350 Epistemology and Metaphysics  
  Senior Thesis Course (choose at least one course) 3
PHIL 440 Truth and Meaning: Hermeneutics  
PHIL 450 The Christian Mind  
  Philosophy Electives (choose two courses) 6
  Any PHIL Course  
  Total Credit Hours 18

Full descriptions of undergraduate course offerings are available in Eastern's undergraduate course catalog.