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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Berea, SC, United States
Intellectually stimulating. Intrinsically rewarding. Philosophy is a dynamic major offered by the Baldwin Wallace University that builds competencies in critical thinking, argumentation and communication. Its real-world focus fosters innovative thinking and leadership attributes applicable to careers in law, business, education, journalism, medicine and public service.
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At the Baldwin Wallace University we offer a bachelor degree in Philosophy. Coursework is rigorous, theoretical and practical. You’ll study classic philosophers, engage in Socratic dialog and probe contemporary issues. You’ll explore your own values, opinions and presuppositions as you delve into complex topics.

Personal attention, faculty collaboration and interdisciplinary opportunities are at the forefront of the major. You'll supplement classroom studies with enriching experiential learning opportunities, including independent study projects, internships and study abroad.

Philosophy offers outstanding preparation for graduate and professional school as well as workplace opportunities. It teaches you to address topics and questions in a critical, systematic way. It fosters ethical decision-making and builds skills in reasoning, problem-solving and oral and written communication.

Career Opportunities

  • Managers/administrators
  • Social policy/government
  • Sales executives
  • Human resource managers
  • Journalists/writers
  • Legal professionals

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Offered as a major and minor, philosophy enables you to have a customized approach to your studies. In conjunction with a faculty advisor, you’ll create a personalized plan for coursework and experiential learning that addresses your professional interests and career goals.
  • An outstanding companion field of study, philosophy supports and enhances the disciplines of psychology, English, communications, theatre, economics, business and computer science. Because it has a moderate number of course requirements, it is often chosen as a second major or minor.

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
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