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Philosophy and Religious Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Baltimore, MD, United States
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Morgan State University offers instruction in the history of philosophy, pre-law philosophy courses, and religious studies. The department emphasizes publicly engaged reflections in the study of ethics and politics, science and technology, gender and race, religion and culture, law and society.
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Overview

Benefits of an undergraduate education in philosophy include the possibility of pursuing graduate work in law school, philosophy, religious studies, ministry as well as careers in business and beyond. Moreover, studying philosophy offers advantages beyond these specific professions.

You might like a philosophy major if you...

  • aim to deepen your sense of the meaning of human experience and self-understanding
  • want the skills that diverse professions seek
  • want to develop your critical thinking and writing skills
  • want to go to law school
  • enjoy reasoned debate about moral and political issues
  • seek a personal and/or professional extension of religious studies

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Theory of Knowledge
  • Introduction to the Study of Religion
  • Introduction to New Testament

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Freshman Applicants:

  • Online application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • 500 word essay

International Students:

  • Online application
  • Evaluated Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Financial Information
  • Visas and Passports
  • Essay, Letter of Recommendation and SAT/ACT

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2684 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Baltimore

  • 1240 - 2100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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