Western Intellectual Tradition Minor

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Courses used to satisfy the required 12 units in Group A and 16 in Group B must be chosen outside the student's major and from at least two disciplines in each group.

Group A
Select from the following: 12
Great Books World Literature (C1): 1
Great Books I: Introduction to Classical Literature
Great Books II: Medieval to Enlightenment Literature
Great Books III: Romanticism to Modernism Literature
Western Civilization:
Western Civilization: Ancient to Renaissance
Western Civilization: Reformation to the Present
Philosophical Classics (C2): 1
Philosophical Classics: Knowledge and Reality
Philosophical Classics: Ethics and Political Philosophy
Any PHYS 100-level course
Modern Physics I
Basic Concepts of Political Thought
Group B
Select from the following: 16
Evolution
American Literature (C4): 1
The Literary Sources of the American Character: 1600-1865
The Literary Sources of the American Character: 1865-1914
The Literary Sources of the American Character: 1914-1956
British Literature (C4): 1
British Literature in the Age of Belief: to 1485
British Literature in the Age of Discovery: 1485-1660
British Literature in the Age of Enlightenment: 1660-1798
British Literature in the Age of Romanticism: 1798-1832
British Literature in the Age of Industrialism: 1832-1914
British Literature in the Age of Modernism: 1914-Present
Shakespeare (C4): 1
Introduction to Shakespeare
History:
European Thought 1800-2000 (D5) 1
The Scientific Revolution, c. 1500-1800 1
History of American Thought
Medieval Europe
Renaissance and Reformation Europe
Religious Wars and Absolutism
The Age of Revolution and Napoleon
Introduction to the History of Mathematics
Philosophy:
Early Greek Philosophy through Plato
Aristotle and Hellenistic Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy (C4) 1
Early Modern Rationalism (C4) 1
Early Modern Empiricism (C4) 1
Kant and 19th Century European Philosophy (C4) 1
History of Ethics (C4) 1
Philosophy of Space, Time and Matter
Special Topics in the History of Philosophy
Political Thought:
Ancient and Medieval Political Thought
Modern Political Thought
Early American Political Thought
Contemporary American Political Thought (D5) 1
Language and Literature:
Significant Works in French
Significant Works in German
Significant Works in Spanish
Don Quixote
Total units28
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