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Are you interested in a minor well-suited to accompany a major in psychology, English, history, political science, social work, or sociology? Ball State’s minor in philosophy provides a historical and contemporary overview of the big questions of life. You’ll graduate with a unique skillset suited to a variety of career paths.

What You Will Learn

In addition to mastering philosophical theories and applying them to the real world, a minor in philosophy offers you the chance to understand such topics as:

  • metaphysics
  • epistemology
  • professional and practical ethics
  • ethical theory

Minor Requirements

A minor in philosophy emphasizes the understanding the fundamentals of historical and contemporary philosophy.

Total Credits: 18

For a complete list of all classes and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

How to Enroll

To enroll in the philosophy minor, students should contact our academic advisor.