Minor in Philosophy
The aim of the minor in philosophy is to supplement and enhance students’ knowledge in philosophy as well as their core discipline. Philosophy focuses on critical and analytic skills, and since such skills are required by every major, students pursuing the minor will place themselves in a more competitive position in the job market, while also benefiting personally.
- Teach students how to clearly understand and formulate arguments in philosophy and other domains.
- Foster a moral outlook in students with the aim of allowing them to negotiate life and career situations responsibly.
- Provide students with the resources to understand their major area of study critically and reflectively.
Upon the completion of the minor in philosophy program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate a basic familiarity with philosophical ideas and the different domains of philosophy.
- Write and speak in a persuasive manner, with an emphasis on formulating and critiquing arguments.
- Assess everyday and workplace situations from a moral perspective
The Minor in Philosophy requires six courses (18 credits), divided between core requirements and philosophy electives.
Core Requirements (6 Credits)
Theoretical/Practical Concentration (3 credits): Students must take one of the below courses:
History of Philosophy (3 credits): Students must take at least one of the following courses:
|PHL333||Early Modern Philosophy||3|
|PHL334||19th Century Philosophy||3|
|PHL335||Arab and Islamic Philosophy||3|
Electives Requirements (12 Credits): Any philosophy course excluding PHL499-Senior Study
This program requires 18 credits. The duration will vary depending on how many of the minor courses can be counted as part of your major courses. Make sure to consult with your advisor.
This program is offered in Beirut.