Philosophy Minor

Do you enjoy discussing the profound questions of life?
Degree Type Minor
Careers and Salary Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus
UW-Stout instructor Gregory Schneider-Bateman's Composition 2 class is photographed on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in their classroom in Harvey Hall.

What is the meaning of life? What is justice? Does God exist? What is truth? What is reality? These are the profound questions of life. A minor in Philosophy requires you to think deeply as you engage in the rigorous analysis of concepts and arguments.

Students in Kate Edenborg's Applied Journalism class.

Your Philosophy minor is an excellent choice for developing a foundational of skills in problem-solving, communication, engaged listening and persuasion, writing, and creativity.

To declare a minor, complete the "Applying for a Minor" survey online, and you will be given further instructions. Once this has been processed you will receive an e-mail confirmation from the Advisement Center.

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Minor Requirements

Minors are defined as either “studies in the discipline” or as “teaching.” 
Required Courses