Minor in Philosophy

Wayne State's Minor in Philosophy offers students a unique intellectual journey into the fundamental questions that have shaped human thought for centuries. Through rigorous analysis and critical thinking, students explore topics such as ethics, metaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of mind.

This program not only hones students' abilities to think deeply and systematically but also encourages them to engage in thoughtful discourse and articulate their ideas effectively. Philosophy minors develop skills in argumentation, problem-solving and ethical reasoning that are highly transferable to a wide range of careers, including law, education, business and the arts. Furthermore, studying philosophy enriches one's understanding of the world and encourages a lifelong pursuit of knowledge and wisdom, making it a valuable complement to any major field of study.