Jul 12, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in Philosophy [Arts]

General Information

This minor is commonly taken as part of the Bachelor of Arts  program, which has additional regulations and requirements.

Students from other programs should note the regulations and requirements on their own program page.

Requirements for the Minor

Philosophy as a minor requires a minimum of 12 units to a maximum of 42 units in PHIL at the senior level including:

  • at least 6 units at the 200-level; and
  • at least 6 units at the 300- or 400-level.


  1. In no case can more than one reading course (i.e., 3 units) be applied toward satisfying major or minor requirements.
  2. 400-level PHIL courses offered by St Joseph’s College may not be applied to the 400-level requirement for a major or minor in Philosophy.