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2021-2022 Course Catalog

Philosophy and Religion (B.A.)

The department offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in Philosophy and Religion. If a student has a first major that requires a Bachelor of Science or other bachelor's degree, the department may approve the Philosophy and Religion major as a second major under the B.S. or other bachelor's degree.

Majors and minors have the option of blending courses between philosophy and religion. Graduating majors will complete a traditional thesis with opportunities for public presentation and publication, or a culminating project with real-world focus and opportunities for practicum.


Core Requirements

3 courses;
9 hours minimum
Philosophy and Religion major (34 hours)
Select one course in Philosophy, one course in Religion, and a third course from either.  

Philosophy Courses:


Religion Courses:

Intermediate-Level Requirements 5 courses;
15 hours minimum

At least two courses must be 3000 or 4000 level.

Electives 2 courses;
6 hours minimum
See department chair for a list of Electives  
Capstone Courses 2 courses;
4 hours minimum
Senior Proposal  
PHIL 3990 Senior Proposal or
RELIG 3990 Senior Proposal
Senior Project  
PHIL 4990 Senior Project or
RELIG 4990 Senior Project

* Minimum 12 hours of 3000-4000 level work must be completed in major. Make sure to work with advisor to check that all upper-level hours are completed in plan.

**A Philosophy and Religion major customarily earns a B.A. degree. However, if a student has a first major that is associated with a different baccalaureate degree, the Philosophy and Religion major may serve as a second major for the degree associated with the first major (B.S., B.FA., B.M., B.S.N.).