Humanities and Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts Degree
Philosophy majors are taught how to think, not what to think. The program gives students the opportunity to study and reflect on the fundamental questions of human existence, knowledge and the world in which they live.
Why Choose Philosophy at UCM?
- The program allows students who major or minor in Philosophy to acquire a broad competence in the history of Western Philosophy.
- As a student, you are able to pursue your specialized interest in various areas of philosophy.
- Faculty encourages you to present your research at student philosophy conferences around the country.
What will I study?
Philosophy majors will be better able to meet societal needs because they will have the ability to: conduct independent research, think, write and communicate with clarity and precision, identify assumptions and presuppositions in their own and other's reasoning, solve problems and make conceptual distinctions that others may not see.
- Critical Thinking
- History of Philosophy II: Enlightenment Thought
- Philosophy of Religion
- Studies in Literature and Philosophy
What can I do with a degree in Philosophy?
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How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Philosophy, there are several involvement opportunities:
- College Democrats
- College Republicans
- The Philosophy Club
About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.
The Philosophy program at UCM is taught by qualified faculty members with varied areas of specialization, one of whom also has a decade of clinical nursing experience.