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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Learn to ask humanity’s deepest questions and evaluate the world around you on this Philosophy program from Texas Christian University. You’ll learn to dissect complex arguments using logic, analytical reasoning and problem solving skills that will be valuable in any career.
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Overview

Explore fundamental issues that humans have faced throughout our existence on the Philosophy program at Texas Christian University.

You won’t find any big lecture halls here. Our classes are sized so you get the personal attention you need to thrive. Our dedicated faculty will make sure you are encouraged, stimulated and connected to the resources you need to follow your passions and explore the facets of philosophy that most interest you.

Career Prospects

As a philosophy major, you’ll major in thinking. Our graduates have gone on to succeed as attorneys, campus ministers, psychologists, doctors and professors. Recent alumni work in a variety of fields and places, including:

  • DC Comics
  • CEO - Dickey’s Barbeque
  • New York University GlobalMarc
  • The U.S. Army
  • Teach for America
  • Georgetown Law School
  • Notre Dame Law School

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:

  • Bioethics
  • Symbolic Logic
  • Political Philosophy
  • Free Will and Moral Responsibility
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Critical Reasoning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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