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Minor in Philosophy

Residential Minor in Philosophy

Enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Philosophy minor from Liberty University. Learn to understand and defend your faith in today’s postmodern culture, sharpen your critical thinking skills, and prepare for graduate school entrance exams like the GRE, MCAT, or LSAT. Take advantage of the flexibility this minor offers, as you handpick Philosophy courses that will help you excel in the future.

The Philosophy minor focuses on building strong skills in:

  • Critical thinking
  • Analytical thinking
  • Out-of-the-box thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Writing
  • Persuasion

Each of these traits is highly sought-after in today’s workforce. A minor in philosophy can provide you with these key skills and experiences, and enhance your readiness for next steps in your pursuit of law, ministry, the marketplace (of goods or of ideas), and in so many other settings.


Academic Information: Residential Minor in Philosophy

Credit Hours

  • 15 credit hours

Program of Study

Philosophy Minor – Resident

Featured Philosophy Courses

  • Introduction to Ethics (ETHC 101)
  • Pursuits of Happiness (PHIL 200)
  • Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas (PHIL 201)
  • Logic (PHIL 210)
  • Christian Evidences (PHIL 240)
  • Biomedical Ethics (PHIL 380)
  • The Thought of St. Augustine (PHIL 429)
  • The Thought of C.S. Lewis (PHIL 465)
  • The Thought of J.R.R. Tolkien (PHIL 468)

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Prepare for further studies in these fields with a minor in philosophy:

  • Law school
  • Seminary
  • English
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Counseling
  • Political Science
  • Government
  • Classics
  • Linguistics
  • Art Theory or Art History
  • Ancient or Modern Languages
  • Campus Ministry
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