Jun 01, 2023  
Academic Catalog - Spring 2023 
Academic Catalog - Spring 2023 [ARCHIVED]


The major in Philosophy introduces students to the major issues and problems in philosophy. It fosters the intellect so that students are better equipped to critique, analyze, and argue various perspectives. Students will learn the basic skills of logic and rhetoric, will be introduced to various fields of philosophical debate, and learn how to engage these matters from a Christian perspective. This degree program is perfectly suited for students who wish to continue on to graduate school or pursue a career in philosophy, theology, ministry, classical studies, or law.

BA Core - 49 Hours

General Studies (16)

History of Ideas (12)

World History (6)

Math/Science (3)

Choose one of the following courses:

BA Language Options - 6 Hours

Choose one pair of the following courses:

Latin (6)

Spanish (6)

Christian Studies Minor - 24 Hours

Christian Studies Requirements (21)

Book Study Selective (3)

Choose one of the following courses:

Philosophy Major - 30 Hours

BA General Electives - 18 Hours

In addition to a selected major and a Christian Studies minor, all baccalaureate students must complete at least 18 hours in additional courses, which may be applied toward a second major or a second minor. In order to graduate, baccalaureate students must complete at least 127 credit hours. Any hours remaining after the student’s major and the Christian Studies minor may be used as free electives.

Total Hours - 127