Minor in Philosophy

Students in APU’s philosophy minor learn historical perspectives on philosophical concepts and the principles for careful thought.

18 units

The philosophy minor consists of 18 units (15 upper-division units of approved philosophy courses from the list below, plus 3 units of PHIL 100 or HUM 224).


A cumulative 2.5 GPA is required in all courses applied to the minor.

PHIL 100Introduction to Philosophy 13
or HUM 224 Core Texts in Philosophy
In addition to 3 units of PHIL 100 or HUM 224, choose 15 units from 300- or 400-level PHIL courses or the following:15
Classical Political Thought
Modern Political Thought
Core Texts in Philosophy 1
Total Units18

Meets the General Education Philosophy requirement.