Closely examine the influential thinkers and theoretical movements of Western culture, including issues of ethics and morality, with the Philosophy BA course at the American Public University.
APU’s bachelor of philosophy offers practical application in sharpening your comprehension, analytical reasoning, critical thinking, creative problem solving, and communications skills. This program encourages the exchange of knowledge and openness to developing new ideas. It strives to uncover and teach the wisdom of intellectual thought, behavior, and ethical reasoning.
This degree is often sought by those who wish to prepare for the Law School Admission Test, Graduate Record Exam, and the Graduate Management Admissions Test.
Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:
- Legal Theory
What You Will Do
- Examine the historical development and evolution of philosophy from its origins through contemporary times
- Evaluate the various schools of philosophical and moral thought as well as the historical context and the rationale behind their respective development
- Recognize and apply logic: what makes a deductive argument valid or an inductive argument strong
- Evaluate various criteria for justifying claims of knowledge and morality
- Originate philosophical positions in written compositions and critically analyze philosophical questions
- Apply philosophical inquiry to contemporary events
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- Critical Thinking
- Philosophy of Science
- Contemporary Issues in Philosophy
- Research, Analysis, and Writing
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Environmental Economics & Policy Health Sciences View 17 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
$250 with military grant
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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