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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 many elective courses, including courses on the history of philosophy, traditional problems of philosophy, business ethics, and philosophy and contemporary issues.

Requirements

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 fundamental questions about the nature of reality, and our knowledge of it, you could complete a minor in philosophy by taking the following courses::

PH 217      Contemporary Philosophy: Change and Meaning
PH 252      Theories of Knowledge
PH 253      Theories of Reality
PH 254      Special Topics in Philosophy: Consciousness

A minor in philosophy can be designed to complement your major field of study.  For example, a management or any other business 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
PH 251 Ethics

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