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Philosophy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Milton, MA, United States
At Curry College's Philosophy programme you will have the opportunity to explore and integrate both philosophical and religious interests into your class work. The two are not identical, but complementary ways of asking "the big questions."
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Overview

Students at Curry College's Philosophy programme learn to identify their own values, loyalties, and virtues, as well as those values and loyalties that they can tolerate, and those that they reject.Students reflect on their own habits of thought (metacognition).Students can express and evaluate ethical and philosophical arguments, recognize any logical fallacies, and find the pragmatic outcomes of those arguments.

Students can criticize "conventional wisdom" (including their own) using skills of independent judgment.

Key facts

Students demonstrate their ability to read and interpret difficult texts (philosophical, religious, biblical) in their historical context.Students demonstrate a basic knowledge of several world traditions (philosophical and/or religious).Students can trace the roots of contemporary ideas, as well as the influences that have caused those ideas to change and develop.Students examine ethical issues as "respons-ible" adults, able to respond for themselves without blaming others.

Accreditation

Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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:

  • Beginnings of Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • The Meaning of Life
  • Philosophies of Creativity and Process
  • Eastern Religion and Philosophy
  • Buddhism
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Social and Political Philosophy

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

    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.

General Requirements

  • A completed application (either the Common Application or Curry's own Application) with a non-refundable fee of $50.00
  • An official high school transcript
  • A Letter of Recommendation from guidance counselor or high school teacher.  The recommendation may be submitted on a separate sheet or attached letter.
  • A college essay of at least 250 words

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Milton

  • 1696 - 3520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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