Not so at my school. Health/Kines majors had to take it.
Yeah, in my school it was part of the Nursing school. The nursing graduate students were pretty intelligent, but the UGs? Not so much.
Take a poetry class focusing on the long 18th century or a lit theory class. You love it, and you likely won't find either too tough if you're a strong phil student.
I've noticed a lot of Philosophy majors can't stand English classes. Why go through all that trouble to analyze why someone uses one type of meter instead of another when you're ultimately interested in the validity of their ultimate point?