The Department of Philosophy offers a wide range of introductory to graduate-level courses in the major subject areas and various traditions of philosophy, with particular strengths in applied ethics and social/political philosophy. The interdisciplinary scope of most of its courses is one of the Department’s most salient features. The Department’s faculty has achieved exceptional research productivity and outstandingly high student evaluations.

In addition to its undergraduate and graduate courses, major (with four tracks), minors in Philosophy and in PP&E, and the undergraduate Ethics Certificate, the Philosophy Department offers a suite of graduate programs including:

Department faculty also contribute, by offering courses and supervising these and dissertations, to the

For more information about undergraduate courses or Philosophy major or minor programs, contact , Director of Undergraduate Studies, or , undergraduate advisor.

For more information about the MA in Applied Philosophy or the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Ethics, contact , Director of Graduate Studies.

For more information about the Diversity Literacy Certificate, contact , who directs that program.

For more information about the Humanities MA and PhD, contact Dr. Karl Swinehart, Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Comparative Humanities.