The minor in Philosophy is offered for students who wish to supplement their scholarly preparation in another major discipline with a substantial amount of coursework in Philosophy. A minor in Philosophy is particularly appropriate for those who wish to hone their reasoning and critical-thinking, to pursue self-knowledge, or to develop a theoretical perspective on their major discipline.

A minor in Philosophy can serve as a useful basis for students in Anthropology & Sociology, Biology, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Environmental Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Health Administration, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, or Social Work.