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Philosophy and Religion, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Students who major in Philosophy and Religion are critical thinkers who study major questions and issues that have faced humanity and the global world. 

With an emphasis on social justice, civil and human rights, students explore various philosophical traditions, social philosophy, theology, and African American religious traditions, preparing them for a well-rounded career as a thought-leader in areas of Law, Governmental and Non-governmental service, academic disciplines, journalism, and international programs.

Student Opportunities and Experience

  • Students who major in Philosophy and Religion at the Claflin University will have numerous opportunities to travel and explore diverse experiences understanding cultural differences, ways of knowing, and the human quest for truth and understanding. 
  • Students will also have opportunities to see how critical thinking skills and writing functions on a local level in the lives of civil and human rights leaders, and persons who are deeply concerned about the human condition and ways to improve the lives of all people.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Students are required to complete 24 credit hours for the major in Philosophy and Religion. 
  • Courses range from Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics to Women in Religion. 
  • Courses are designed to help students become superb writers and critical thinkers who are able to reflect deeply on important matters that affect local and global communities.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A $65 application fee in U.S. Dollars should be sent in the form of a money order or certified check, made payable to Claflin University. Cash should not be sent.
  • You must submit official certificates and/or final secondary school records, university transcripts and mark sheets with official translations if the document is in another language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8238 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8238 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orangeburg

  • 876 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

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