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Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #701 (ARWU) El Paso, TX, United States
The Department of Philosophy offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, as well as a minor in Philosophy and a minor in Feminist Philosophy to suit student interests.
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The course of study is designed to provide a curriculum for students that enhances critical thinking and logical analysis, as well as an introduction to the most important philosophical topics and traditions from the ancient to the contemporary world. Majoring in philosophy offers students the opportunity for self-exploration, while also applying philosophy to practical problems one will likely encounter after graduation.

Students may choose to add philosophy as a major field, while also pursuing another major, i.e. "double-majoring." Double-majoring in philosophy and another field of study will permit the student to develop a broad-based understanding of how to analyze and critically evaluate concepts that arise in the other major field of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Logic
  • Ethics
  • Ethical Theory
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • 20th Century Philosophy
  • Great Philosophers
  • Problems in Philosophy Seminar

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

As a rule, you will need official transcripts from all high schools you have attended mailed directly to UTEP by those institutions.

  • official transcripts mailed to UTEP directly from any other college you have attended if you are a transfer student
  • official military transcripts if you'd like to receive credit for course work you've completed while you were on active duty
  • official test scores
International applicants will need:
  • official transcripts, provisional certificates
  • official TOEFL scores (if required)
  • confirmation of financial resources
  • take admission exams.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    848 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 848 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    365 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 365 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for El Paso

  • 888 - 1650 USD/month
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