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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.

Upcoming Events

First Tom Regan Lecture
Carol J. Adams, the author of many books, will give the first Tom Regan Lecture at NC State on Friday, September 21 at 3:00 p.m. in Withers Hall, Room 232A. Her topic is “Animal Ethics and Contemporary Politics.” This event commemorates the work of Tom Regan, a celebrated advocate of animal rights who was on the philosophy faculty at NC State for over 34 years. Read more

Women's Religious Agency and Food Insecurity in North Carolina
Annie Hardison-Moody (Agricultural and Human Sciences, NC State) will give a talk entitled “From Resilience to Resignation: Women's Religious Agency in the Face of Food Insecurity in North Carolina” in the Religious Studies Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.