Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Philosophy and Humanistic Studies Department

Minor in Intellectual History

Minor in Intellectual History

A minor in intellectual history requires 18 credits: 9 credits of History and 9 credits of Philosophy selected from the following courses:

History Courses

  • HIS 211 American Legal History (prereq: HIS 148 and HIS 149)
  • HIS 262 The History of the American Constitution
  • HIS 287 History of Chinese Religions
  • HIS 288 Renaissance, Reformation and the Age of Exploration
  • HIS 289 Scientific Revolution and Age of Enlightenment (prereq: Sophomore standing or instructor permission)
  • HIS 302 The American Revolution: 1763-1789 (prereq: HIS 148)
  • HIS 303 The Age of Jefferson (prereq: HIS 148)
  • HIS 304 The Antebellum Era, 1815-1861 (prereq: HIS 148)
  • HIS 388:  Modern Vietnam:  Memory and History
  • HIS 415 American Intellectual History (prereq: HIS 148)
  • HIS 450 Historiography (prereq: HIS 100 and Junior or Senior standing)

Philosophy Courses

  • PHI 231 Ancient Philosophy
  • PHI 232 Medieval Philosophy
  • PHI 233 Modern Philosophy
  • PHI 234 19th & 20th Century Philosophy
  • PHI/WS 339 Women in the History of Philosophy (prereq: any PHI course)