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Philosophy

Undergraduate Programs
  • Students will have a disciplinary core for a liberal arts education.
  • Students will be prepared for graduate study in philosophy.
  • Students will gain knowledge of the history of philosophy, especially the Ancient Greek and Modern periods.
  • Students will gain knowledge of the techniques of modern symbolic logic.
  • Students will gain in-depth knowledge of at least three subfields within philosophy.
  • Students will gain skills in informed critical thinking and writing.
Graduate Programs
  • Philosophy--Graduate program students will have an opportunity for career clarification; that is, to provide them with an opportunity to determine if they wish to pursue careers as teachers/scholars in philosophy. Students will have an opportunity to prepare for the pursuit of doctoral studies and a career as teachers/scholars in philosophy.
  • Students will have in-depth knowledge of the history of philosophy, especially the Ancient Greek and Modern periods.
  • Students will have in-depth knowledge of several topics in philosophy that command the attention of contemporary philosophers. Students will develop communication and instructional techniques as introductory philosophy teachers in the classroom.
  • Students will develop informed critical thinking and writing skills.


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