Graduate Programs


Ph.D Minor in Philosophy

Although IUPUI does not offer a doctoral major in philosophy, it offers a doctoral minor in philosophy to students pursuing doctoral degrees in other fields. The requirements for a doctoral minor in philosophy include: 12 credit hours of graduate courses in philosophy, with a grade point average of at least 3.0 (B), including 6 credit hours in courses selected from the Philosophy Core. The Philosophy Core consists of these six 3 cr. courses:

  • P525 Topics in the History of Philosophy
  • P540 Contemporary Ethical Theories
  • P543 Contemporary Social and PoliticalPhilosophy
  • P553 Philosophy of Science
  • P560 Metaphysics
  • P562 Theory of Knowledge