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Philosophy Minor

The philosophy minor allows you to understand, analyze and evaluate ideas, making it helpful in any career.

What Will I Learn?

The content of philosophy courses at Shippensburg University is primarily related to Western philosophers and thinkers.

What are the requirements for this degree?

The curriculum of the philosophy minor is designed to allow you maximum intellectual freedom. You must take 18 credits to complete this minor, including both required courses and electives.


What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Since philosophy teaches you how to understand, analyze and evaluate ideas, it is helpful in any career. Some of Ship's students use the minor in philosophy as a stepping-stone to graduate programs in philosophy. Those students hope to teach philosophy at the university level.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?

The most common technique taught at Shippensburg University is the analysis and evaluation of concepts and theories. Our faculty encourage your interests in, and enthusiasm for, intellectual endeavors and wisdom.

Contact The History & Philosophy Department

Dauphin Humanities Center 122-124 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1621 Fax: (717) 477 - 4062