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Minoring in Philosophy at URI

Requirements for the Minor

Students selecting this minor must complete no less than 18 credits in philosophy. At least 12 credits of course work used to satisfy requirements for the minor must be at the 200 level or above. Note: courses taken to satisfy the URI letters requirements may also be used to satisfy requirements for the minor in philosophy.


There are no formal program options within the philosophy minor. However, students may, in consultation with their advisors, informally choose a specialization to suit their interests.


For further information about minor fields of study, outlining the guidelines as given by the College of Arts & Sciences, please link to, seek out, and download the following information:

Arts & Sciences Guidelines for Minor Fields of Study
Minor Form (PDF)
Undergraduate "Intent To Graduate" Form (PDF)

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Department of Philosophy
University of Rhode Island
230 Chafee Social Science Center
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2207

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