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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New Castle, PA, United States
Philosophy program at the Westminster College New Wilmington is known as the cornerstone discipline of the Liberal Arts. Students develop perspective as well as critical and creative thinking skills; they create rational standards for discourse and cultivate a sensitivity to issues that involve values.

Overview

Philosophical study develops a strong sense of meaning and encourages the building of coherent personal worldviews. 

Philosophy program at the Westminster College New Wilmington students combining a major in philosophy with a second major add depth and larger meaning to their studies, especially if students are interested in studying law, theology, social sciences, service professions, or language studies. 

Phi Sigma Tau the national honor society for philosophy, provides opportunities outside the classroom for growth and understanding by bringing students together who major or minor in philosophy. Members travel to conferences every year and hold weekly meetings during the semester to discuss philosophical topics. High-profile philosophy graduates include T.S. Eliot, Woody Allen, Mary Higgins Clark, Martin Luther King, Jr., Philip Glass, and Ethan Cohen.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admission begins after December 15th; with notification on a rolling basis as soon as materials are received.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Problems of Philosophy 
  • Practical Logic
  •  Advanced Topics in Philosophy 
  • Ancient & Medieval Philosophy
  • Foundations of Modern Philosophy
  •  19th & 20th Century Philosophy

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Financial Resources & Requirements   International applicants should be prepared to meet the full cost of attendance - tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and personal expenses for the calendar year - from personal or family resources or from funds supplied by their government or other outside sources. 

  • Complete the Financial Declaration for International Students, which is included in the Application. Amounts should be converted to $US dollars.
  • The student’s record will be screened for a merit scholarship during the decision process. Students will be notified of the scholarship when he/she is accepted to Westminster College. No other financial aid will be available to international students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 1000 - 1500 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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