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Expand Your Horizons

Our programs develop critical, creative and independent thinking skills that lead to excellence in graduate studies, professional training and many careers.

Covid-19 Safety Precautions

Until further notice, the administration of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will be conducted remotely.

Communications with the department during working hours (Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

  • General questions and questions about who to contact and their contact details: Telephone 919-515-3214 or send an email message to joanna_king@ncsu.edu
  • Student affairs: Send a message to Ms. Joanna King, Student Services Associate (joanna_king@ncsu.edu)
  • Administration, finance and general department affairs: Send a message to one of the following:
  • Advising: Send a message to Dr. Catherine Driscoll, Director of Undergraduate Advising (catherine_driscoll@ncsu.edu)
  • Students’ questions: Questions about a course should be sent by email to the instructor; questions about your progress to degree should be sent by email to your academic adviser. For faculty email addresses see Philosophy Faculty or Religious Studies Faculty.
  • For further contact information, see Department Administration.


At MIT, the humanities are just as important as STEM

What We Offer

NC State’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies offers an undergraduate major in Philosophy (B.A. and B.S., with a selection of concentrations), an undergraduate major in Religious Studies (B.A.) and undergraduate minors in the following fields: Philosophy; Religious Studies; Cognitive Science; Ethics; Health, Medicine and Human Values; Logic and Methodology.

We also offer several graduate-level courses in Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Logic plus a graduate minor in Cognitive Science.

Upcoming Events

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, no events are currently scheduled.