Philosophy Minor

The Philosophy Minor provides students with a flexible 12-credit hour program of study for those interested in the core areas of philosophy, including ethics, logic, social and political philosophy, feminist philosophy, and theories of knowledge.

Philosophy (B.A.) majors are not eligible for the minor in Philosophy.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor/student success counselor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must:
    • Note the minor on the Application for Graduation.
    • Contact a college advisor/student success counselor to certify completion of all course requirements for the declared minor as listed below.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete 15 credits from the following:
Any 1000-4999 level course with the prefixes PHH, PHI, PHM, or PHP

A minimum of 9 credits must be at the upper division (3000-4999 level).
A student has the option of counting one course from the following list:
LIT 4213 Literary Theory (3)
POT 3003 Political Theorists (3)

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Total Semester Hours Required: 15 Hours