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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

Philosophy and Religious Studies Graduation Ceremony
This celebration will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 in Park Shops, Room 210

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

Plenty of seats are still available in the following Summer 2017 classroom courses in Philosophy. All these courses satisfy the GEP Humanities Requirement. PHI 214 and PHI 221 also satisfy an ethics requirement in several programs.

Summer Session I (May 17 – June 22)

PHI 214 Issues in Business Ethics, Dr. Michael Marnell, MTWHF 9:50-11:20 (section 001) and 11:40-1:10 (section 002)

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