Expand Your Horizons

Our programs develop critical, creative and independent thinking that leads 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 Talks

Kant’s Concepts of Person
of New York University will give a talk entitled “Kant’s Multiple Concepts of Person” in the Philosophy Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.

Naikan Meditation and Psychiatry in Japan
Clark Chilson of the University of Pittsburgh will give a talk entitled “Introspection as Intervention: Naikan Meditation and Psychiatry in Japan” in the Religious Studies Colloquium Series at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4 in Riddick Hall, Room 450. All are welcome.

Special Course Opportunities in Spring 2017

Some of the most interesting courses cannot be offered every semester or every year; so students who could benefit from these courses should take them when they are available. The Department will be offering several such courses in Spring 2017: