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Philosophy, B.S./B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
Frostburg State University offers an engaging bachelor’s degree program in Philosophy, the pursuit of wisdom, for any students interested in acquiring a highly valued set of skills as part of their undergraduate education. 

Overview

With a highly customizable program that pairs well with numerous other majors and minors, FSU’s Philosophy program offers you intriguing choices no matter what your interests are.

  • Branch out! The Philosophy program is ideally suited for combining with another major, so you can explore all of your interests!
  • Follow your curiosity by investigating fascinating questions about our world and the way we live our lives.
  • Develop rigorous analytical, problem solving and communication skills that are highly desirable in just about any field.
  • Examine not only the arguments and teachings of great historical philosophers, but also contemporary world views and modern ethical dilemmas.
  • Get into philosophy as soon as you enroll! The Philosophy Department offers several introductory courses as part of FSU’s General Education Program, including IDIS freshman experience courses addressing philosophical issues ranging from food to the Internet!
  • Stimulate your mind and get to know your peers in FSU’s Philosophy Club.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Critical Thinking
  • Ethics
  • Classics of Western Philosophy
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Contemporary Ethical Problems
  • Seminar in Contemporary Metaphysics
  • Seminar in Philosophy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English. Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English. Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

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