Fully understand attitudes and motivations by researching their origins. Even more, be able to recognize traces of these ancient philosophies in present-day schools of thought. Here, you’ll gain a comprehensive study of ideas from all eras — ancient and medieval philosophy, modern philosophy, classical political thought and more. Combine this minor with a major in American Studies, Political Science or another related field, and you’ll be well on your way to comprehending the past, present and future of ideas.
Specific courses required:
- HI 1113 - Foundations of Western Civilization to 1600 or LUHP 2033 - Great Ideas in History
- HI 1123 - Foundations of Western Civilization Since 1600
- PL 3213 - Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
- PL 3223 - Modern Philosophy
- PO 3253 - Classical Political Thought
- PO 3263 - Modern Political Thought