• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
A major in Philosophy (Pre-Law Option) at University of Texas Arlington is built on the central texts in the history of Western thought. Philosophy focuses on the perennial problems raised by the encounter of human beings with their history, culture, and the world. It emphasizes methods of analysis and clarity of argumentation. 
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Overview

Students who major in philosophy have the broadest possible preparation in the liberal arts.

Students who complete a major in Philosophy (Pre-Law Option) at University of Texas Arlington are prepared to enter either graduate programs or the world of work. In addition to providing vocational skills and a solid foundation for graduate work in the discipline, a major in philosophy constitutes appropriate and strong preparation for graduate work in other academic disciplines as well as in professional programs in a broad variety of fields. 

The Department of Philosophy and Humanities is prepared to work with students who are interested in postgraduate professional education to assure that their preparation meets disciplinary and/or professional criteria and expectations in areas including law, business administration, and theology. The faculty of the Department of Philosophy and Humanities also work with advisors in the Health Professions Advising Office of the College of Science to ensure that philosophy majors pursuing a pre-medical curriculum are kept abreast of required and recommended courses outside the major.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Reasoning
  • Contemporary Moral Problems
  • Ethics
  • Philosophical Logic
  • The Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Philosophy of Language

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Submit your completed official secondary school (high school) transcripts, diplomas, certificates, and/or national test examination scores as appropriate for the educational system in your country by mail in a sealed envelope. You must possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school graduation. Transcripts older than 6 months will not be accepted.
  • Submit your official SAT scores directly from the testing agency. These scores must be received before an admission decision can be made.
    • Submit official college transcript/marksheets for all university coursework you may have taken in a sealed envelope. Transcripts/marksheets older than six months will not be accepted.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10250 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

There are several different types of scholarships available to you at UTA. Our general academic scholarships are based on academic performance and available to new students pursing their first baccalaureate degree. You can find additional scholarships such as designated, departmental, private, and need-based scholarships through our scholarship system, MavScholarshop.

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