Minor Requirements

As an interdisciplinary minor housed in the Honors College, Phronesis: A Program in Politics and Ethics focuses on questions and issues that leaders and citizens are likely to confront in a self-governing political society. Refer to the Honors coursebook for an updated list of Phronesis-approved courses.

For a minor in Politics and Ethics, a student must complete 19 semester hours of approved coursework, including: 

Hours in Minor 

1. Foundational Courses: 

a. ENGL 1370; HON 2301 (prerequisite) 

b. Human Sit: Antiquity 4 

Interested and eligible students who are not in the Honors College will be expected to complete at least Human Sit: Antiquity, with the permission of the Honors College. 

2. One course from (a) and (b) each: 6 

a. POLS 3349, 3342, 3343 b. PHIL 3350, 3351, 3375, 3355, 3358 

3. Two 3000-level courses from approved list 6 

4. One approved 4000-level course 3 

(Seminar on a core issue, with a substantial writing component) 

5. An average GPA of 3.0 on all courses in the minor is required. 

6. Six hours of coursework may count toward the major. Courses must be Honors sections or approved for Honors credit by the Phronesis advisor