Dec 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy Minor


The Minor in Philosophy, offered by the Department of Philosophy , will expose the student to the history, traditions and methods of philosophy in a manner that helps students to productively assess their major course work within a broader philosophical perspective.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major, and coursework for the minor must include a minimum of 6 upper-division units (University Policy S16-4). Minor preparation or support courses do not count toward the 12 distinct units. Of the coursework for the minor, at least 6 units must be completed in residence at SJSU. The minimum aggregate GPA for all coursework required for the minor must be at least 2.0.

Minor Requirements (18 units)


  • Lower Division Philosophy courses chosen with Advisor 6 unit(s)
  • Upper Division Philosophy courses chosen with Advisor 9 unit(s)
  • An additional Lower or Upper Division Philosophy course chosen with Advisor 3 unit(s)

Total Units Required (18 units)