PHIL 225: Philosophy of Activism

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This course aims to improve understanding among students regarding basic rights and duties of citizens and the government including how to effect change. This will be addressed through the lens of philosophy. Students will engage in a philosophical analysis of law, rights, duties, citizenship, government, obligation, and social change.


"C" or higher in ENG 100.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring (every even year)
Diversification: Humanities — DH
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Relate and apply various course insights to the beliefs and commitments that play a role in the development of a healthy, well-grounded world-view
  2. Demonstrate thoughtful, critical dialogue with others by means of producing clear, cogent, and creative discourse
  3. Identify and critique the multiple and varied strategies people use to implement social change