Undergraduate - General Philosophy Major or Minor

Minor Program Requirements

 

Field of Concentration Requirements pdf If you find that a course is not on your report in MyNevada, please contact the Philosophy Department to see if the course can be added to your program with a change form.


Minor in Philosophy - 18 credits

Students majoring in another field may minor in philosophy by completing the following:

Required Courses--6 credits
Phil 211--Introduction to Ancient Philosophy--3 credits

Only offered during fall semesters
Phil 213--Introduction to Modern Philosophy--3 credits

Only offered during spring semesters

Group A--at least two courses -- 6 credits

If you have taken one of the following courses and it isn't showing in your DARS report, please contact the Philosophy Department Office. A DARS change can be initiated to correct the error.

Phil 313--19th Century Philosophy
Phil 314--Survey of 20th Century Continental European Philosophy
Phil 315--Survey of 20th Century Anglo-American Philosophy
Phil 316--American Pragmatism
Phil 317--History of Ethical Theory (new for Spring 2011)
Phil 318--History of Political Philosophy (new for Fall 2011)
Phil 407R--British Empiricists
Phil 408R--Continental Rationalists
Phil 409--Recent French Philosophy

( Enrollment allowed in up to 12 credits when subject matter differs.)
Phil 410--Plato
Phil 411--Aristotle
Phil 415--Kant
Phil 416--Hegel
Phil 417--Nietzsche
Phil 418--Heidegger
Phil 419--Wittgenstein
Phil 425--Philosophy of Language
Phil 434--Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Phil 435--Philosophy of Mind
Phil 438--Problems in History and Philosophy of Science
Phil 440--Theory of Knowledge
Phil 441--Metaphysics
Group B--At lealst one course -- 3 credits

If you have taken one of the following courses and it isn't showing in your DARS report, please contact the Philosophy Department Office. A DARS change can be initiated to correct the error.

Phil 323--Problems in the Philosophy of Religion
Phil 325--Problems in the Philosophy of History
Phil 327--History of Political Thought I
Phil 328--History of Political Thought II
Phil 450--Ethical Theory
Phil 451--Happiness
Phil 452--Aesthetics
Phil 453--Topics in Philosophy of Law This course replaces Phil 320.
Phil 454--Global Ethics and Justice
Phil 457--Political Philosophy
Phil 494.1001--Selected Topics: Material Feminisms (Spring 2014) (combined with WMST 490R.1002)
Phil 494.1002--Selected Topics: Being Jewish (Spring 2014) (combined with RST 495.1001)
Additional credits in philosophy -- 3 credits