Undergraduate Embedded Certificate in Philosophy

Studying philosophy improves your abilities to think and communicate, and to acquire a breadth of understanding about the world, science, society, and yourself that can inform your judgment and how you shape the world long after graduation. 

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Program of Study

Required course3
Four (4) from the following:12
Introduction to Philosophical Analysis
Philosophical Analysis of Policy Choices
Ethics in International Affairs
Political Philosophy
Ancient Philosophy
Modern Philosophy
Ethical Theories
Engineering Ethics
Logic and Critical Thinking
Science, Technology, and Human Values
Theories of Knowledge
Philosophical Issues in Computation
Perspectives in Science and Technology
Environmental Ethics
Special Topics
Total Credit Hours15
  • At least 3 of these courses must be taken at the 3000 level or higher. 
  • Courses counting toward the certificate must be taken on a letter grade basis; a grade of C or better must be achieved in each course.