2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy Minor

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College of Arts and Humanities
Department of Philosophy
Psychology Building (PSY) 220


The Philosophy minor is intended to provide a limited, yet substantive, introduction to philosophical themes related to knowledge, responsibility, and society. Students, in consultation with a departmental advisor, will select courses in accordance with the distributions listed below.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • None

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Required Courses (15 Credit Hours)

  • Select one course from each of the following groups:


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

History of Philosophy

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Values and Society

Being and Knowing

Topics in Philosophy

Restricted Electives (3 Credit Hours)

  • Select one additional course from any of the courses listed above.
  • Note: Appropriate Special Topics in Philosophy may be substituted for some core courses with prior approval by departmental advisor.
  • A list of approved restricted elective courses is found in the myKnight audit.

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.
  • At least 15 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF within the department.
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship, Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the minor without approval by the Chair.
  • Any substitutions must be approved by the department prior to being taken.

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