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Philosophy

Houghton College

B.A. On Campus
48 months
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33920 USD/year
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About

A major in Philosophy from Houghton College can enhance your preparation for a wide variety of careers, including (but not limited to) pastoral ministry, law, journalism, missions, teaching or public administration.

Overview

The Christian church always needs people who can think, and the philosophy major at Houghton teaches you to do just that. Guided by approachable and involved faculty, Philosophy majors are taught to analyze arguments, sort through complexities, and compare worldviews, exploring the connections between philosophy and other disciplines as well as the relationship between reason and faith.

Studying philosophy cultivates your ability to analyze and evaluate ideas and practices, present ideas forcefully, and defend yourself against intellectual fads and fashions—giving you the tools to face an increasingly complex world in a comprehensive and compelling way.

Why Major in Philosophy at Houghton College?

  • Obtain a broad overview of the history of philosophy while also digging deeply into the thoughts of a few important thinkers and topics.
  • Analyze and understand the thoughts of others while learning to logically express and present your own.
  • Fine-tune your intellectual skills, making you more valuable to employers.
  • Wrestle with fundamental issues regarding what it means to be human, the nature of the world we live in, and the God who made it.
  • Connect directly or indirectly with other disciplines to enhance your career opportunities.
  • Explore a wide range of questions the answers to which strengthen the foundation of your worldview and assist you to think through the relationships of all branches of knowledge and practice within the Christian faith.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ancient Philosophy 
  • Early Modern Philosophy
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Late Modern/Contemporary Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

124 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application for admission (apply online or print the application)
  • An official high school transcript (If you are a international transfer student, you are also required to submit all college transcripts)
  • A completed recommendation letter
  • A completed financial affidavit
  • A $40.00 non-refundable application fee (ask your counselor about getting this fee waived!)
  • Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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