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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Spokane, WA, United States
Philosophy from Gonzaga University offers students opportunities to reflect on the most fundamental questions of the human experience and to explore ideas about God, humanity, and the universe in which we live.
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Overview

Courses at Philosophy from Gonzaga University will develop your skills of thought and analysis, engage you in sustained reflection on questions of human nature and personhood, and ask you to examine human morality and values.

Graduates with Philosophy from Gonzaga University will be:

  • Able to read, interpret, and analyze primary texts and secondary sources in philosophy.
  • Familiar with central philosophers, major movements, and key issues in the history of Western philosophy.
  • Capable of formulating coherent philosophical arguments of their own, including clearly stating premises and conclusion(s) and articulating reasonable objections as well as responses to those objections.
  • Come to understand and appreciate philosophy as an activity valuable for its own sake but also valuable for fostering critical reasoning skills, cultivating habits of clear expression, and developing active reading and listening habits.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Reasoning
  • Philosophy of Human Nature
  • Persons and Conduct
  • Ethics
  • History of Ancient Philosophy
  • History of Medieval Philosophy
  • History of Modern Philosophy
  • Ethics & Service Learning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the online Common Application.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Students must achieve a 3.2 cumulative GPA, with junior year being no less than a 3.1 GPA, in a college preparatory curriculum that results in a high school diploma.
  • Personal Essay and Activities List (found on the Common Application).
  • Official transcripts in native language and English from all high schools, colleges and universities attended.
  • Common Application School Report (found on the Common Application).
  • One Common Application Teacher Evaluation (found on the Common Application).
  • Copy of Passport 
  • Submit a $50 non-refundable application fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Spokane

  • 880 - 1260 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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