Minor in Philosophy
From the economy to the environment, the 21st century poses challenges that require innovative thinking and a broader perspective. That's why more and more students are choosing an age-old discipline to find the answers to modern-day questions. The study of philosophy can help you develop skills in writing, analysis, and problem solving - valuable tools that can allow you to understand and debate complex social issues, as well as succeed in your chosen career.
SSC2413 Foundations of American Experience
SSC2423 Development of American Experience
Plus five upper division courses in philosophy (15 credit hours)
Note: SSC3723 (Ethics) and SSC3733 (Aesthetics) are philosophy courses.
Also, MCS1203 (Logic) can be taken in place of one philosophy class.
Why Philosophy at Lawrence Tech?
The minor in philosophy at Lawrence Technological University is designed to sharpen your critical thinking skills while addressing profound issues about the nature of science, art, morality, and the mind. In addition to studying the classical works of Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Locke, Mill, and others, you will explore the philosophical side of controversies involving energy, climate change, space exploration, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience.
A minor in philosophy can strengthen your undergraduate degree and help you stand out to potential employers. The practical skills you learn from the program can be applied to any profession, but especially business, education, and government. Or, if you choose to continue your studies, the minor in philosophy can be excellent preparation for graduate, law, or business school. Throughout the program, you will learn from dedicated faculty, all of whom are committed to helping you achieve your academic and professional goals.
Lawrence Tech's 15-credit-hour minor in philosophy consists of five electives you can choose from a variety of upper-division philosophy courses. You must complete Foundations of the American Experience and Development of the American Experience, required of all undergraduates, before beginning your course work toward the minor in philosophy.
If you are earning any bachelor's degree at Lawrence Tech, you are eligible to declare a minor in philosophy.
For more information, contact Lawrence Tech's Office of Admissions at 800.CALL.LTU or email@example.com. For specific questions about the minor in philosophy, contact the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication at 248.204.3520 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consult with your advisor to determine the best way to coordinate this minor with the requirements of your major curriculum.