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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Reading, OH, United States
From Aristotle to Descartes to Nietzsche, the great Philosophy graduates at Alvernia University have contributed to the way we think, believe and view the world.
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Overview

When you study Philosophy at Alvernia University , you build knowledge and skills that can be applied in nearly every endeavor. You will become adept at problem solving, and acquire the ability to express your thoughts and communicate effectively. You will learn the art of effective argumentation and improve your research and writing skills. In short, you’ll acquire abilities that will serve you well your entire life.

Learning outcomes

Philosophy majors find careers in law, the arts, management, marketing, teaching, government services, health professions, business and journalism. The abilities you’ll develop as you study in this major set you apart and make you valuable to employers. In addition, you’ll discover that exploring and wrestling with questions that have occupied mankind since its beginning are some of the most rewarding endeavors you will ever encounter.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Professional Ethics
  • 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:

    5.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Students seeking admission to Alvernia University may apply any time after

completion of the junior year in high school. All candidates should submit the

following:

  • 1. Application for admission
  • 2. $25 non-refundable application fee
  • 3. Official secondary school transcripts or record of equivalency
  • 4. Official SAT or ACT scores
  • 5. Personal Essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18340 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18340 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Reading

  • 1015 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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