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Philosophy and Religion, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lumberton, NC, United States
The Department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Philosophy and Religion, an Academic Concentration in Philosophy and Religion for those pursuing an Education degree, as well as a Minor in Philosophy, in Religion, or in Philosophy and Religion.
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Overview

The Major or Academic Concentration in Philosophy and Religion consists of ten courses: Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, and Introduction to Religion, plus seven courses from at least four of the following six areas--General (introductions to specific areas in philosophy or religion), History of Philosophy, Philosophy and Culture, Biblical Studies, Religious Thought and Culture, and World Religions. Five of the ten courses must be upper-level (3000-4000).

The Minor in Philosophy consists of Introduction to Philosophy plus five elective courses in Philosophy, the Minor in Religion--Introduction to Religion plus five elective courses in Religion, and the Minor in Philosophy and Religion--Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Religion, plus four elective courses in Philosophy and Religion. At least two of the six courses for each Minor must be upper-level (3000-4000).

Additionally, the Department sponsors the Minor in Jewish and Middle Eastern Studies and offers courses counting towards the Minor in Asian Studies and the Minor in Terrorism Studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Studies in Eastern Philosophies and Religions
  • Writing in Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Independent Study in Philosophy
  • Perspectives on Humanity
  • Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Introduction to Religious Thought

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application
  • Send in your $45 application fee
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lumberton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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