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The FHSU Department of Philosophy offers an array of academic programs ranging from certificates and a minor to both an online and on-campus Bachelor of Arts. These programs allow you to participate in deep discussions about important and interdisciplinary subjects.
You will have the opportunity to see various answers given by experts in the field to questions regarding the nature of truth, our knowledge of the world, and how we ought to live in it. You will also be given the chance to introduce your own reasoning into the discussion, allowing yourself to genuinely come to your own understanding through critical thinking and evaluation.
The department offers a fully online major program, allowing you gain your degree from your own computer.
Moderated and taught by professional and passionate individuals, this major program is for anyone interested in obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, from the person interested in lifelong learning to those interested in improving their reasoning skills for any profession.
The on-campus Bachelor of Arts allows you to engage with a qualified teacher and other students in discussions, greatly enhancing your ability to reason through problems in real-time. Use your BA to steer yourself towards a better future, whether moving on to graduate school or a career.
The minor in Philosophy allows you to take part in philosophical discussion, training your ability to think critically, evaluate, and connect disciplines, while still maintaining your degree focus.
The requirements for the Minor in Philosophy are as follows:
The Department of Philosophy offers 3 certificate programs. These certificates allow you to engage in specific areas of emphasis, expanding your knowledge of a particular topic and complimenting your major degree. For example, a student studying Nursing may find it helpful to obtain a Certificate in Moral and Political Philosophy, as classes such as Ethics and Bioethics can be extremely useful for someone interested in any medical profession.
For more information regarding these certificates, follow the links below.
Certificate in General Philosophy
Certificate in Moral and Political Philosophy
Certificate in Philosophy of Religion
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