Philosophy Certificate

It is possible to obtain a Certificate in Philosophy of Science and Technology (PHIL).  Students who wish to be awarded this certificate must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of PHIL courses.  At least 3 of these courses must be taken at the 3000 level or higher.  Courses counting toward the certificate must be taken on a letter grade basis; a grade of C or better must be achieved in each course.

Required Courses


Choose 4 from the list of electives below, at least 2 at 3000+level:

  • PHIL 2010 Introduction to Philosophical Analysis
  • PHIL 2025 Philosophical Analysis of Policy Choices
  • INTA 2030 Ethics and International Affairs
  • PHIL 3050 Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 3102 Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 3103 Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 3105 Ethical Theories
  • PHIL 3109 Engineering Ethics
  • PHIL 3113 Logic and Critical Thinking
  • PHIL 3127 Science, Technology, and Human Values
  • PHIL 4110 Theories of Knowledge
  • PHIL 4752 Philosophical Issues in Computation
  • PHIL 4174 Perspectives in Science and Technology
  • PHIL 4176 Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 4801-2-3 Special Topics