May 29, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy Minor

Philosophy Minor Program Information

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
PO Box 70656
Phone: (423) 439-4425
Web Address:

Dr. David Harker, Advisor

Philosophy is an attempt to reason clearly and critically about all areas of experience: science, religion, art, politics, and morality. Its purpose is to understand and evaluate our most basic beliefs and values, then to integrate them into a coherent view of ourselves and the world.

Philosophy Minor Requirements: 18 credits

This minor requires a minimum of 18 credits in philosophy. 12 credits must be upper division (3000/4000 level).

Advisor Approved Electives: 12 credits

Choose 12 credits from the following:

Minor Requirement

A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 credits of which at least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.