Critical Theory Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Communication and Philosophy

http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/criticaltheory.asp
(239) 590-7196

2013-2014 Catalog Year

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.
  • A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must verify that the minor is displayed on their Graduation Application.

Requirements

Complete the following (3 hours):

  • LIT 4213 Literary Theory (3)

Complete one of the following (3 hours):

  • COM 3343 Rhetorical Criticism (3)
  • LIT 3144 Modern European Novel (3)
  • LIT 4353 Ethnic Studies (3)
  • LIT 4853 Topics in Cultural Critique (3)
  • LIT 4934 Advanced Topics in Critical Theory (3)

Complete one of the following (3 hours):

  • COM 3540 Persuasion and Propaganda (3)
  • POT 3003 Political Theorists (3)
  • POT 3075 Culture and Politics (3)
  • POT 3303 Ideology & Propaganda (3)
  • POT 4074 Theories of Power (3)
  • POT 4932 Special Topics in Politics/Humanities (3)

Complete one of the following (3 hours):

  • PHH 3501 Marx, Freud and Other Heretics (3)
  • PHH 3931 Special Topics in the History of Philosophy (3)
  • PHH 4450 Hume, Kant, and Rousseau (3)
  • PHI 3223 Philosophy of Human Communication (3)
  • PHI 3930 Special Topics in Philosophy (3)
  • PHP 3786 Existentialism (3)

Complete two additional electives (6 hours) from any of the above listed courses.

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   18 HRS

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

Transfer credits will ordinarily be accepted from regionally accredited institutions and evaluated for appropriate credit towards requirements in the student’s degree program.