Georgia Tech’s philosophers offer a Minor in Philosophy of Science and Technology (PHIL). Students who wish to obtain this Minor must complete at least 15 hours of PHIL course work, 12 hours of which must be at the level of 3000 or above; these courses must be taken for a letter grade and completed with a grade point average of at least 2.0. No more than 4 hours can be Special Topics courses (PHIL 4801-2-3); Special Problem courses (PHIL 4901-2-3) do not count toward a PHIL Minor.
To keep track of the classes you take, it would be useful to download the official minor form. This form must be signed by the Director of the PHIL program before you graduate. Feel free to stop by if you have any questions.
Find descriptions for the classes listed below here
Choose 4 from the following list, at least 2 at 3000+level
PHIL 2010 Introduction to Philosophical Analysis
PHIL 2025 Philosophical Analysis of Policy Choices
INTA 2030 Ethics and International Affairs
PHIL 3050 Political Philosophy
PHIL 3102 Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 3103 Modern Philosophy
PHIL 3105 Ethical Theories
PHIL 3109 Engineering Ethics
PHIL 3113 Logic and Critical Thinking
PHIL 3127 Science, Technology, and Human Values
PHIL 4110 Theories of Knowledge
PHIL 4752 Philosophical Issues in Computation
PHIL 4174 Perspectives in Science and Technology
PHIL 4176 Environmental Ethics
PHIL 4801-2-3 Special Topics
It is also possible to obtain a Certificate in Philosophy of Science and Technology (PHIL). Students who wish to be awarded this certificate must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of PHIL courses; at least 3 of these courses must be taken at the 3000 level or higher. Courses counting toward the certificate must be taken on a letter grade basis; a grade of C or better must be achieved in each course.
Choose 4 from the list of electives above, at least 2 at 3000+level.