Minoring in Philosophy will provide you with an introduction to philosophical thinkers like Plato, Aristotle, and others.
You will also be introduced to traditions within philosophy, and the traditions within religion.
A Philosophy minor challenges you to think about life through the lens of classical and modern philosophies. Students can enhance their writing ability as well as advance critical thinking and effective reasoning skills.
Benefits of a Philosophy Minor
- Develop skills and understanding by understanding and critically analyzing different philosophical perspectives
- Enhance critical thinking skills and develop your own theories on philosophy
Castleton University also offers a Philosophy degree.
Philosophy Minor Requirements
These requirements are from an excerpt from the University Academic Catalog, which outlines the requirements for a student to earn the distinction of being a Castleton University graduate. The complete catalog is available online.
The Minor in Philosophy requires 18 credits in Philosophy courses, which may include POS 3221 - Political Philosophy I and POS 3222 - Political Philosophy II.