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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.

Core Business Hours

The department is currently understaffed. Until further notice, its core business hours will be as follows:
Monday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The department administrative office will normally be open at the above times. The
may also be open at other times.


Student Affairs

At this point we do not have a Student Services Associate. Questions concerning student affairs should be directed philos_relstuds@ncsu.edu.

Administration, Finance and General Department Affairs

  • Contact Ms. Stephanie Jacobs, Business Services Coordinator, in Withers Hall 340A, or at srmcbroo@ncsu.edu or 919-515-6103, OR
  • Contact Dr. Michael Pendlebury, Department Head, at mjpendle@ncsu.edu.Further Contact Details of Faculty and Staff

Further Contact Details of Faculty and Staff

See https://philrel.chass.ncsu.edu/people/.

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