The philosophy program is designed for students who are interested in examining life's deepest questions and applying this study to the community and world.
Philosophy graduates receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. The curriculum is designed to facilitate interdisciplinary study.
Philosophy students receive a broad education in the subject, covering topics like:
Study Abroad: Philosophy students are encouraged to take advantage of the study abroad programs in China or India.
Minor: Students seeking a minor in philosophy are invited to work out an appropriate program with any member of the department. It must include a minimum of 18 hours of philosophy, at least six hours of which must be upper-division.
Many law schools and seminaries encourage philosophy as an undergraduate degree. Philosophy is also closely associated with such fields as:
Philosophy is recognized as a strong foundation for education and experience in other disciplines.
“I found all of my professors to be very interested in my holistic education; not just my education as it pertained to philosophy. The accessibility of the professors directly contributed to the strength of my education.”