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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 Talks

David Velleman on Normativity and Reasons for Acting
J. David  Velleman of New York University will give a talk entitled “The Two Normativities” in the Logic and Cognitive Science Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 in Withers Hall, Room 140.

Eddie Glaude on the Problem of ‘African-American Religion’
Eddie Glaude, William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University and Vice President of the American Academy of Religion, will speak on “The Problem of ‘African-American Religion’: A Scholar’s Dilemma” in a public forum on the impact of religion at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 in Bostian Hall, Room 2722. The forum will be moderated by Joseph Winters of Duke University.

Adam Lowenstein on the Jewish Cronenberg
Adam Lowenstein of the University of Pittsburgh will give a talk entitled  "The Jewish Cronenberg: A Cinema of Therapeutic Disintegration” at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3 in Tompkins Hall, Room 123. (This talk is sponsored by the NC State programs in Jewish Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Communication, Rhetoric & Digital Media; the Duke University Jewish Studies Program; and the NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies)