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Philosophy, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
Philosophy from Alma College is the study of fundamental questions about the nature of reality and our place within it. It involves unearthing and evaluating assumptions that we normally take for granted.
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Overview

The Philosophy department at Alma College has a particular strength in the area of applied ethics, but aims to provide a solid grounding in all the core areas of philosophy.

Whether you major or minor in philosophy or just take a single class in philosophy,we aim to engage your interest in examining issues that are relevant to your everyday lives well beyond college.

Studying philosophy helps you develop versatile intellectual skills that provide an excellent preparation for many different careers.

Career

Some philosophy majors continue to study philosophy at graduate school and go on to become professors. Many philosophy majors go to law school, where the ability to analyze and present arguments, which is central to philosophy, is a prerequisite for success.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Issues in Philosophy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Western Philosophy 
  • Introduction to Values
  • Introduction to Political Theory
  • Topics in Philosophy
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Themes in Existentialist Literature
  • Asian Philosophy and Religion

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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General Requirements

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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