Ethics, Law and Politics, Minor

Why Choose this Minor?

The ELP minor is designed for students who wish to emphasize ethics, law and politics areas as a complement to their major. Developing reasoning skills, with a focus on value theory, is an ideal complement to most majors on campus.

Course Requirements

18 credit hours (see Course Catalog for latest updates of philosophy ELP minor requirements)

Required

  • Group A-at least four courses (12 units)
    • PHIL 135 - Introduction to Ethics (3 units)
    • PHIL 317 - History of Ethical Theory (3 units)
    • PHIL 318 - History of Political Philosophy (3 units)
    • PHIL 450 - Ethical Theory (3 units)
    • PHIL 453 - Topics in Philosophy of Law (3 units)
    • PHIL 454 - Global Ethics and Justice (3 units)
    • PHIL 457 - Political Philosophy (3 units)
  • Group B- At least two of the following courses (6 units)
    • Any additional course from Group A.
    • PHIL 202 - Introduction to the Philosophy of the Arts (3 units)
    • PHIL 244 - Bioethics (3 units)
    • PHIL 245 - Contemporary Moral Issues (3 units)
    • PHIL 280 - Philosophy of the Body (3 units)
    • PHIL 323 - Prob In Phil Relig (3 units)
    • PHIL 327 - History of Political Thought I (3 units)
    • PHIL 328 - History of Political Thought II (3 units)
    • PHIL 451 - Happiness (3 units)
    • PHIL 452 - Aesthetics (3 units)


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