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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

Annual Impact of Religion Lecture
Jeffrey Stout of Princeton University will give the annual Impact of Religion Lecture at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 18 in Withers Hall, Room 140. The topic is “Cinematic Spectacles of Sacred Suffering: Ethical Challenges in Dreyer and Von Trier.” All are welcome. Read more

Talk on Punishment and Responsibility
Erin Kelly of Tufts University will give a talk on “Harm Reduction in Criminal Justice” in the Philosophy Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.