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Minor In Philosophy

Why Minor In Philosophy At Bentley?

Make the most of your education at Bentley.  Bentley enjoys a reputation as a premier college of business, but at the same time the importance placed on the liberal arts distinguishes Bentley from other schools.

Explore a world of ideas.  You can choose from the Department of Philosophy’s twenty-three elective courses, including courses on the history of philosophy, traditional problems of philosophy, business ethics, and philosophy and contemporary issues.


Four elective courses in philosophy*      

A minor in philosophy can be designed with a particular interest of yours in mind.  For example, if you are interested in the history of ideas, you could complete a minor in philosophy by taking the following courses:

PH 215      Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: Nature, Reason and Faith
PH 216      Modern Philosophy: Knowledge and Values
PH 217      Contemporary Philosophy: Change and Meaning
PH 218      Topics in American Philosophy

A minor in philosophy can be designed to complement your major field of study.  For example, a finance major could minor in philosophy by taking the following courses:

PH 130 Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility
PH 133 Business Ethics: International Business Ethics
PH 135 Special Problems in Business and Professional Ethics: Ethical Issues in Banking and Finance
PH 251 Ethics

All minors must be declared via MyBentley and approved by the coordinator.