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Philosophy and Religion, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
98032, WA, United States
The study of philosophy at Covenant College is directed to helping students understand what philosophy is and how it has an inescapable relevance to their lives. 
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Overview

The history of philosophy is an account of philosophers and thinkers making recommendations about how to conceive of or to interpret this or that element of human experience. One of the aims of philosophy is to examine these recommendations to see how they stand up under rigorous analysis. A further aim of philosophy is to bring together such interpretive ideas and concepts into a coherent framework or worldview. Distinctively Christian philosophy seeks to study the ideas and concepts that compose a given worldview from the standpoint of biblical presuppositions. The end of such activity is to assist students in developing a Christian worldview that enables them better to live in a way that pleases God and that consequently provides for a more meaningful life.

 

The study of philosophy provides an intellectual background in the history of human thought that equips students to have a better understanding of other academic disciplines. It also increases skill in the logical analysis of ideas.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Outreach to Contemporary Culture 
  • Renaissance and Reformation 
  • John Calvin and the Reformed Tradition 
  • Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening Tradition 
  • Trinitarian Theology 
  • Modern Theology 
  • Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing 
  • Foundations of Computer Science 
  • Labor Economics 
  • History and Philosophy of American Education 
  • Reading Film 
  • Critical Theory 
  • The History of Political Theory 
  • Historiography 
  • Darwin 
  • The European Enlightenment 
  • Proofs and Exposition 
  • Modern Geometry I 
  • Mathematical Logic 
  • Topology 
  • Theology of Missions 
  • World Religions 
  • History of Western Music 1700-1900 
  • Science in Perspective 
  • Quantum Mechanics I 
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Psychology of Religion 
  • Sociology of Religion 
  • Contemporary Social Thought 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    76

    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:

    7

    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:

    540

    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

  • 1. Application for Admission
  • 2. $35 Application Fee
  • 3. Personal Testimony
  • 4. Official High School Transcript
  • 5. SAT/ACT Scores
  • 6. Completed Academic Reference Form
  • 7. Completed Church Reference Form
  • 8. College Transcript (if applicable)
  • 9. Interview (optional)
  • 10. Photograph (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32230 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32230 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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