Minor in Classics: Ancient Philosophy

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

Students must take 18 credit hours at the 2000 level or above to a maximum of 27 credit hours from the following list, including a minimum of 9 credit hours chosen from the following:

  • CLAS 2365.03: Plato and the Case of Socrates: Philosophy on Trial
  • CLAS 2366.03: Gods, Beasts and the Political Animal: Plato, Aristotle, and their Legacy
  • CLAS 3400.06: The Dialogues of Plato
  • CLAS 3500.06: Aristotle

Philosophy courses

  • CLAS 2024.03: Philosophy and God
  • CLAS 2025.03: Conceptions of Nature in the Pre-Modern World
  • CLAS 2026.03: Paganism
  • CLAS 2027.03: Magic, Religion and Philosophy
  • CLAS 2320.03: Panpsychism
  • CLAS 2361.03: Ancient Philosophy: From Thales to Plato
  • CLAS 2362.03: Ancient Philosophy: From Aristotle to Plotinus
  • CLAS 2365.03: Plato and the Case of Socrates: Philosophy on Trial
  • CLAS 2366.03: Gods, Beasts and the Political Animal: Plato, Aristotle, and their Legacy
  • CLAS 3016.03: Meetings between Hellenism and the East to Philo the Jew
  • CLAS 3017.03: Meetings between Hellenism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam until the Renaissance
  • CLAS 3400.06: The Dialogues of Plato
  • CLAS 3411.03: St. Augustine's Confessions I
  • CLAS 3412.03: St. Augustine's Confessions II
  • CLAS 3431.03: St. Augustine's On the Trinity Part I
  • CLAS 3432.03: St. Augustine's On the Trinity Part II
  • CLAS 3500.06: Aristotle
  • CLAS 3900.06: The Philosophy of Aristotle
  • CLAS 3910.06: Neoplatonism: Plato and Neoplatonism
  • CLAS 4060.03: Boethius and Prosimetrum: Poetry and Prose in the Consolation of Philosophy
  • CLAS 4019.03: Philo Judaeus
  • CLAS 4400.06: Philosophy of the Church Fathers
  • CLAS 4500.06: Seminar on Neoplatonism
  • CLAS 4601.03: Hellenistic Philosophy - Stoics and Epicureans
  • CLAS 4602.03: Hellenistic Philosophy - From Scepticism to Neoplatonism

Language Courses

Not more than six credit hours of a language course may be counted towards the Minor:

Note: Not all courses are offered each year. Please consult with the timetable for courses offered.

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