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Minor in Philosophy at Angelo State University

Requirements for a Minor in Philosophy

A minor in philosophy is especially recommended for students pursuing careers in law, theology, medicine, political science or the arts. This program provides a good foundation for your bachelor’s degree by adding a new dimension of understanding to your major field of study.

All minors must choose six courses (18 credit hours) in philosophy from the following list:

PHIL 2301 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2311 Ethics
PHIL 2321 Critical Reasoning and Logic
PHIL 3310 History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 3311 History of Modern Philosophy
PHIL 3312 Introduction to Metaphysics
PHIL 3313 Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 3314 World Religions from a Philosophical Perspective
PHIL 4311 Philosophy of Science and Technology
PHIL 4312 Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 4330 Great Philosophical Figures
PHIL 4360 Topics in Contemporary Philosophy
*PHIL 4331 Classical Political Philosophy
*PHIL 4332 Modern Political Philosophy
*PHIL 4333 Contemporary Political Philosophy
*PHIL 4334 Existentialist Approaches to Political Violence: From Kierkegaard to Sartre
PHIL 4391 Research

*These courses are cross-listed with political science courses. 

More Information

For more information about ASU’s philosophy program, contact:

Dr. Susana Badiola
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Office: RAS 219
Phone: 325-486-6105

Dr. John Glassford
Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy

Office: RAS 217
Phone: 325-486-6109

Philosophy Degree Plans

Angelo State offers these options for students interested in philosophy:

Course Descriptions

Read course descriptions about the philosophy classes you will take at Angelo State.


Future Course Offerings

See when important philosophy courses will be offered in future semesters.


Student Organization: Philosophy Club

The Philosophy Club is an undergraduate student organization that welcomes anyone interested in philosophy. In addition to its regular meetings, the Philosophy Club organizes trips to philosophy conferences, movie discussions and other activities. For more information, visit the Philosophy Club website or the .