Minor in Philosophy

By studying Philosophy at Webster, you'll enter a vibrant atmosphere of intellectual inquiry that will engage your mind and make a difference in your life. The program's aim is to have a positive, transforming affect on our students -- to help you understand yourself with greater insight and to act in the world for the better.

We specialize in philosophies that address everyday existence and its concerns. In addition to traditional courses such as History of Philosophy, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, Epistemology, and Logic, our students particularly enjoy courses such as:

Outside of the classroom, our students edit an annual journal of student work, Sophia, and organize themselves as the Philosophy Club.

The following apply to all minors:

  • A minor must be comprised of 18 credit hours taken at Webster University.
  • No course counted toward a major can also count toward a minor.
  • Students may have a major and a minor within the same department; they may not major and minor within the same area of emphasis.
  • Students must earn a grade of C- or better in any course they wish to apply toward a minor.

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