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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Philosophy provides a foundation for non-technical and professional careers and provides an excellent background for students planning to attend graduate school or law school. Many of the skills needed for law school, such as the ability to extract the main idea from difficult and closely argued material and the analysis and delivery of arguments, are developed in the study of philosophy.

Overview

What you'll do:

  • Be challenged to think systematically and analytically about issues that impact life, careers, and community. 
  • Broaden their problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • Be well prepared for graduate and other advanced study.
  • Outperform most other majors on tests, such as the GRE, LSAT and GMAT. Overall, philosophy majors have the highest verbal score and second highest analytic score on the GRE.
  • Learn valuable skills that adapt to changing careers and life demands.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Symbolic Logic I
  • Ethical Theory
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Apply for Admission
  • Submit Housing Contract
  • Register for First STEP Orientation
  • Apply for Financial Aid

Tuition Fee

  • International

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    247 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 247 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Missouri Residents: $247.25
  • Nonresident Residents:$438.50

Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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