This minor is designed to provide an introduction to the discipline of philosophy for students seeking careers in law, criminal justice or government. Students should consult their major advisors and faculty in the philosophy department about the appropriateness of this minor.
The main goal of the program is help students develop the ethical and logical thinking skills required to be successful professionals. A second goal is to help students gain entrance into law or graduate school by preparing them for the LSAT or GRE exam, and by having completion of the minor indicated on their transcripts.
(Course to be determined in consultation with Chair of Philosophy; may be a philosophy or non-philosophy course; must be related to, but not required for, the student’s major; must have philosophical content related to law, justice or government)