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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy Minor

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Department Contact:

Chair: Dr. Rosemary Bertocci
Coordinator: Dr. Timothy Menta

Program Description:

The Philosophy program at Saint Francis University is focused on expanding and honing critical thinking skills so that you can read, write, and think with a critical eye to the world and self. Our courses offer a comprehensive study of the history of philosophy and its various disciplines, with a focus on ethics.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the minor, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a grasp of the major philosophical questions as they relate to contemporary problems and issues;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic techniques and principles of logic and critical reasoning (i.e., how to construct, critically analyze, and assess arguments; how to construct counterarguments; fallacies of reasoning);
  • Demonstrate the ability to articulate in writing and speech the practice of good argumentation and philosophical debate

Total Credits Required:

18 credits

Requirements: (18 credits)

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