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Philosophy Minor Requirements

The philosophy minor at Geneseo provides a customized experience to complement any major by enriching critical thinking skills and teaching the art of questioning.

Required Courses

A minor in Philosophy requires a total of 18 credit hours.

  • PHIL 111 Introduction to Logic (3 credit hours)
  • Electives in philosophy (15 credit hours, including a maximum of six hours at the 100-level and at least three hours at the 300-level)

Why Minor in Philosophy?

In a recent survey of Geneseo Philosophy alumni, 87% of respondents said their coursework in philosophy gave them a complex and valuable understanding of themselves and of the world. In addition, 89% of respondents reported that their philosophy background helped them in their post-graduate experiences.