Minor in Philosophy
Students majoring in other departments may take a minor in philosophy by completing the following in addition to the two-course University requirement in Philosophy:
The sequence in the history of philosophy
30301 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and 30302 Modern Philosophy
- One course at the 30000-level or 40000-level
- One course at the 40000-level
Open only to those undergraduates who are majors in either Philosophy or Theology, the Philosophy in the Catholic Tradition minor deepens understanding of what the distinctively Catholic Tradition in philosophy is. In this minor, the relationship between political science and theology provides the subject for philosophical inquiry.
15 credit hours, including:
God, Philosophy, and Universities
Philosophy 30326/Theology 30802
- 2 appropriate courses in political science
- 1 course on a major Catholic philosopher or set of Catholic philosophers, either in the Theology Department (for philosophy majors) or in the Philosophy Department (for theology majors).
Capstone seminar, Philosophy 426D/Theology 426D.
In semesters when there are too few students taking the Minor for a seminar to be possible, this requirement can be satisfied as a Directed Readings course that will cover the same ground as the seminar.
A list of the courses currently approved as satisfying the requirements for the Minor can be obtained from the director.
Professor John O'Callaghan
(574) 631-5153 or 631-5825
If necessary, leave a voicemail with your contact information so that he can set up an appointment.
The minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics integrates political theory, political philosophy, and economic theory.
Requirements: 15 credit hours, including:
The Justice Seminar
Crosslisted as POLS 43640, ECON 33250, and PHIL 43404
Offered in the fall semester.
Applications for the Justice Seminar are taken in the middle of the preceding Spring term.
- 3 one-credit PPE Colloquia
- 3 approved three-credit courses from the two fields outside the student’s first major, with at least one course in both non-major fields.
PPE students are also encouraged, but not required, to write a senior thesis in their major field that reflects the interdisciplinary focus of the minor.
To learn more about the PPE minor, visit the web site at www.ppe.nd.edu.
Professor Paul Weithman
330 Malloy Hall