Artificial Intelligence, Certificate

Certificate in Artificial Intelligence (360010C) 

This certificate program offers coursework in philosophy intended to help those interested in artificial intelligence to better navigate philosophical issues associated with the topic. Believing that our industry is best served by having informed individuals, this certificate is designed for all students (non-degree-seeking or degree-seeking, no matter what their degree program) who have an interest in the ethics of artificial intelligence.

Program Contact
Dr. Christopher Buford
Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Philosophy

The following information has official approval of the Department of Philosophy and the Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.

The following courses constitute a “Certificate in Artificial Intelligence” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record. 


Required Courses6
Total Hours12

Required Courses

PHIL:364Digital Ethics3
PHIL:371Philosophy of Mind3
Total Hours6


Complete six credits:6
Theory & Evidence
Critical Thinking
Advanced Topics in Ethics 1
Engineering Ethics
Symbolic Logic
Theory of Knowledge
Philosophy of Science
Seminar in Philosophy 1
Philosophy of Language
Senior Honors Project in Philosophy 1
Individual Study in Philosophy 1
Total Hours6