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Philosophy, B.A.

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  • 48 months
San Antonio, TX, United States
Philosophy from University of the Incarnate Word seeks to provide its students with a broad orientation to the major branches of philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and logic) and to the various ways philosophy has progressed throughout human history (in both Western and Non-Western Traditions)
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The primary goal of Philosophy from University of the Incarnate Word, however, is not merely to promote the mastery of philosophical content, but to help cultivate the philosophical spirit by nourishing our students' responsiveness to the wonder of being, their commitment to justice, and their overall capacity to explore philosophical issues with creativity and critical insight.


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Detailed Programme Facts

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    Prospective freshmen are encouraged to apply by February 1st, however applications from qualified students are reviewed on a continuous, or rolling basis.

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Philosophy 
  • Logic 
  • Theories of Reality and Knowledge 
  • Ethics 
  • Ancient Philosophy 
  • Medieval Philosophy 
  • Modern Philosophy 
  • Contemporary Philosophy
  • World Philosophy

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Completed application for admission.
    • High School Transcript 
    • SAT and/or ACT scores. 
    • G.E.D. scores (if applicable). If you have achieved the General Equivalency Diploma, an official score report must be submitted.
    • AP/Achievement or CLEP Test Score (if taken)
    • Dual credit transcripts (if taken)
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Campus Interview/Visit
    • Proof of English Proficiency
    • Copy of passport and any visa you hold for the United States
    • Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31020 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31020 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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