Philosophy Minor

Students who plan to major in another discipline but who wish to enhance their studies with a substantial amount of coursework in philosophy may elect to obtain a minor in philosophy.

Students wishing to minor in philosophy should consult with the Philosophy Undergraduate Advisor in order to complete a Declaration of Minor form.


Total Philosophy Credits

21 credits

Required Course (3 credits)

One of the following

  • Philos 211 - Elementary Logic, 3 credits
  • Philos 430 - Great Thinkers of the Ancient Period, 3 credits
  • Philos 432 - Great Thinkers of the Modern Period, 3 credits

Additional Credits

At least 12 credits at the 300 level or above, 9 of which must be taken in residency at UWM.

GPA Requirements

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.000 GPA on all credits in the minor, including any transfer work.