Minor in Philosophy
The minor in Philosophy is designed for students who have done substantial work in philosophy without completing all the requirements for a concentration. For questions about the minor in Philosophy, please contact Professor Susan Russinoff, who serves as advisor for the program.
Program Requirements and Policies
- The Minor in Philosophy requires the completion of six courses. Each course is typically assigned three credits.
- All courses used in fulfillment of a disciplinary minor at Tufts must be taken for a grade.
- No more than two courses used to fulfill a foundation, distribution, or concentration requirement may be counted toward fulfillment of the minor.
- Students may not complete both a minor and a concentration in the same discipline, nor may they enroll in more than one disciplinary minor.
- One of the following courses:
- PHIL 2 Introduction to Philosophy
- PHIL 3 Language and Mind
- PHIL 6 Reasoning and Critical Thinking
- PHIL 24 Introduction to Ethics
- PHIL 33 Logic
- PHIL 39 Knowing and Being
- PHIL 43 Justice, Equality and Liberty
- PHIL 48 Feminist Philosophy
- Two courses at the 100-level, and
- Three other Philosophy courses