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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.

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

Conference on Higher-Order Cognition
The Logic and Cognitive Science Initiative Conference on Higher-Order Cognition will take place on the NC State Campus on September 22-23, 2017. Learn more.


Summer Opportunities in Philosophy

Seats are still available in the following classroom courses in philosophy in Summer 2017. Both PHI 205 and PHI 221 satisfy the GEP Humanities Requirement. PHI 221 also satisfy an ethics requirement in several programs.

Summer session II (June 25 – July 31)

PHI 205 Introduction to Philosophy, Dr. Benjamin Rancourt, MTWHF 9:50-11:20
PHI 221 Contemporary Moral Issues, Dr. Eric Carter, MTWHF, 11:40-1:10