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BA Major in Philosophy & Religion

What Does it Take? 

The major in Philosophy and Religion provides students with preparation for graduate study, for professional study, or for a wide range of vocations. Students concerned with values and with seeking meanings and directions in life are welcome to consider courses in Philosophy and Religion as important electives or as an attractive second major. In addition to a 124 hour degree program that requires a selection of general education requirements, the Philosophy and Religion major requires the following:

B.A., Major in Philosophy and Religion

Major requirements*

  • PHIL101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 hours)
  • PHIL221 History of Philosophy (3 hours)
  • PHIL227 Logic (3 hours)
  • PHIL320 Philosophy of Religion (3 hours)
  • PHIL331 Political Philosophy (3 hours)
  • REL 130 Introduction to the Church (3 hours)
  • REL 201 Introduction to the Bible (3 hours)
  • REL 202 Introduction of Biblical Interpretation (3 hours)
  • REL 220 Introduction to Christian Theology (3 hours)
  • REL 225 Comparative Religions (3 hours)

Fifteen additional hours in philosophy or religion

Samples of courses have included or may include: Political Philosophy, Professional and Business Ethics, Contemporary Moral issues, Philosophy and Film, Sports Ethics, Alternative Voices in Theology, Comparative Religions, History of American Christianity, etc.

*2018-2019 Academic Catalog

For Course Descriptions, please visit the Course Catalog.

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