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.
At this point we do not have a Student Services Associate. Questions concerning student affairs should be directed firstname.lastname@example.org.
Administration, Finance and General Department Affairs
- Contact Ms. Stephanie Jacobs, Business Services Coordinator, in Withers Hall 340A, or at email@example.com or 919-515-6103, OR
- Contact Dr. Michael Pendlebury, Department Head, at firstname.lastname@example.org.Further Contact Details of Faculty and Staff
Further Contact Details of Faculty and Staff
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Department Faculty Receive Awards
A remarkable number of the faculty in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies received awards during the 2021-22 academic year. These include two significant NC State awards and three prestigious external awards.
Alum Uses Philosophy as Data Science Director
Chris Becker, B.S. in Philosophy with a Concentration in Logic, Representation and Reasoning and winner of the Logic and Cognitive Science Initiative Award in 2015, is director of data science at Medarrive, an IT healthcare startup, where he draws on philosophy in his daily work.