What We Offer
NC State does not offer graduate degrees in Philosophy or Religious Studies, but the Department provides several opportunities for graduate students:
- It administers the Graduate Minor in Cognitive Science.
- It offers a variety of graduate courses in Logic, Philosophy, and Religious Studies that add value to many NC State graduate degree programs and will enrich your experience as a graduate student.
- It assists students taking the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) with the design of concentrations that are related to Philosophy and/or Religious Studies.
- It offers a MALS Seminar every fall semester.
PHI 501 Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason
PHI 520 Global Justice
PHI 525 Introduction to Cognitive Science
PHI 540 The Scientific Method (Fall 2017: Dr. John W. Carroll, TH 8:30-9:45)
PHI 547 Philosophy, Evolution and Human Nature (Fall 2017: Dr. Catherine M. Driscoll, MWF 9:35-10:25)
PHI 575 Ethical Theory
PHI 598 Special Topics in Philosophy
PHI 816 Introduction to Research Ethics (1 credit) (Fall 2017: Dr. Gary L. Comstock, Tue 4:30–6:20 p.m., first seven weeks of the semester)
REL 507 Islamic History to 1798 (Fall 2017: Dr. Anna B. Bigelow, TH 1:30-2:45)
REL 508 Islam in the Modern World
REL 523 Religion and Politics in America
REL 571 Darwinism and Christianity (Fall 2017: Dr. Mary Kathleen Cunningham, MW 1:30–2:45 p.m.)
REL 572 Women and Religion
REL 573 Religion, Gender, and Reproductive Technologies
REL 582 Religion and Conflict