Bachelor Programs in Philosophy

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Philosophy

Philosophy is the study of problems associated with knowledge, values, existence, and reason. Those who seek intellectual stimulation and understanding should study for a Bachelor in Philosophy. Bachelor in Philosophy programs are designed to stimulate, challenge and cause one to critically think about the world. These programs enhance analytical skills and helps access the minds creativity.

Programs are found throughout the world and are available through many study options, including online, on campus, and distance learning. Logic models, lectures, case studies, research papers, intense classroom discussions and reading materials are all common methods utilized within Bachelor in Philosophy programs. Graduates from Bachelor in Philosophy programs work in exciting fields. Academia, research, business, management, government, conservation societies, historical societies, law enforcement, and anthropological organizations are just some of the common industries of employment.

Learn more about a Bachelor in Philosophy by reading through the programs below. Take the next step towards your degree today!

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Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Philosophy and Religious Studies

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

This course is an invitation to explore faraway places and distant times from a global perspective. We will study the worldwide travel of people, goods, and ideas during the last two millennia. [+]

Bachelors in Philosophy. Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Philosophy and Religious Studies World History This course is an invitation to explore faraway places and distant times from a global perspective. We will study the worldwide travel of people, goods, and ideas during the last two millennia. We will learn how global trade, migration, and intellectual exchange transformed the world. We will examine the arrival of new technologies and how they changed the global economy. We will also look at the rise and fall of powerful empires and the origins and aftermath of international armed conflicts. Our global approach will allow us to identify the major events in world history and assess their implications for the world we live in now. Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. use the analytical tools of an historian and appreciate the pleasures and challenges of thinking historically 2. identify the key themes of world history and give reasons for their importance 3. put themselves into the position of other people in different places and times and consider their perspective on history 4. apply the knowledge acquired in the lecture by writing an essay on a historical topic and presenting it to the class 5. engage with the daily world news from a historical perspective, think about the historical background of present day events, and assess their global implications Japanese History This course explores Japan’s eventful history from its early beginnings to the present. We begin with a survey... [-]

Bachelor in Philosophy

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The Department of Philosophy educates its students to think analytically through asking questions and making distinctions. The Department hosts an internationally recognized faculty grounded in [+]

The Department of Philosophy educates its students to think analytically through asking questions and making distinctions. The Department hosts an internationally recognized faculty grounded in the analytic approach to philosophy. Faculty members contribute to the analytic vision and publish in leading journals. The curriculum is geared toward the study of philosophy through acquaintance with sub-disciplines and the works of important thinkers, and also through interdisciplinary investigation.

 

 

Why study at Bilkent University

Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.... [-]


BA Philosophy and Politics (Hons)

University of Kent, School of Politics and International Relations
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Studying Philosophy and Politics enables you to engage with the world’s major philosophies and thinkers who describe the processes shaping our lives from within, alongside the global political environment that shapes our lives [+]

Bachelors in Philosophy. Studying Philosophy and Politics enables you to engage with the world’s major philosophies and thinkers who describe the processes shaping our lives from within, alongside the global political environment that shapes our lives from without. What is philosophy? Why is it important? Is it relevant? As a student of Philosophy at Kent, you do not so much learn about philosophy as learn to do it yourself. This includes not only studying major philosophies and philosophers, but also contributing your own ideas to an ongoing dialogue. You develop the ability to connect the most abstract ideas to the most concrete things in our experience. There is active research culture in the Department of Philosophy at Kent, with internationally recognised experts whose interests range from philosophers such as Hegel, Kant and Wittgenstein to topics such as the philosophy of the mind, ethics, aesthetics, logic, political philosophy, metaphysics and artificial intelligence. Politics is an exciting, fast-changing, broad-based discipline. Our programmes are extremely flexible and offer extensive module choice, reflecting the research interests of our staff, including conflict resolution, federalism, comparative politics, European integration, ethnic conflict, terrorism, the theory of international relations, political theory, and the politics of countries such as China, Japan, Russia and the USA. The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the UK's most exciting and dynamic places to study. This programme gives you a solid grounding in politics as well as focusing on the international and global dimension of contemporary world politics and international... [-]

Bachelor in Philosophy

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. It is distinguished from other manners of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. [+]

Why Study Philosophy? Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. It is distinguished from other manners of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. How We're Different Students engage perennial philosophical questions within small upper-level classes. Our students win summer research grants to explore pressing ethical issues. Students shape their philosophical education through individualized courses and directed studies. The Aquinas Philosophy Club extends philosophical conversations outside the classroom. Our students hone their arguments through public events, such as the newly inaugurated Disputatio, a debate series in the Dominican tradition, which offers an opportunity for students, exceptional scholars, and community members to discuss challenging moral issues in a serious yet collegial manner. Courses are offered in applied ethics, the history of philosophical thought, and the core philosophical areas, including: metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and logic. Students can pair their studies with other content areas including humanities and the sciences. Work with faculty who win teaching awards, are awarded national fellowships, and possess active research agendas. Our students move towards further study, such as philosophy graduate programs, medical school and law school. Our faculty seek, as Aquinas himself did, to enliven and encourage thought within students. Major Requirements: A minimum of thirty (30) credit hours. Required courses: A maximum of two independent study courses PH101 may count toward the major, but is not required PH111 Logic Two courses in the history of philosophy (designated... [-]

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy, International and Economic Studies

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This degree programme trains graduates to analyse and interpret social, political and economic phenomena with a multidisciplinary approach and at various levels. [+]

Bachelors in Philosophy. This course has been designed by Ca’ Foscari University as a cutting edge program of study entirely taught in English. Its interdisciplinarity brings together the teaching of philosophy, economics and international studies in the unique context of Italian academic environment, and is intended to align itself with similar courses at European level. The program is patterned after the Philosophy, Politics, Economics (P.P.E.) degree taught at Oxford. A number of departments and Ca’ Foscari’s new International College are involved in the teaching and management of the course. This course enables students to acquire basic knowledge in the three main subjects of philosophy, economics and international studies, analytic and critical skills to approach topics and domains of inquiry in an interdisciplinary way, and awareness of the practical implications that studying philosophy, economics and international studies has for the understanding of the world we live in. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Access to the programme Admission is limited to 130 places. Admission requirements In addition to a successful outcome of the admission test, a previous suitable background is required. Furthermore, a certified knowledge of English at a minimum B2 level is required. Learning outcomes This Bachelor's degree programme trains graduates who can analyse and interpret social, political and economic phenomena with a multi-disciplinary approach and at various levels: through logical-philosophical foundations, through familiarity with international reality and the cultures of various countries and through the instruments of economic sciences for the analysis of... [-]

Bachelor in Philosophy

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey Üsküdar

The Department of Philosophy at İstanbul Şehir University is a young, ambitious, and growing Department committed to a pluralist approach to philosophy. The expertise of its multinational faculty members comprises both the analytic tradition focusing on philosophical problems and the European and Islamic tradition focusing on the same problems from a historical perspective. [+]

The Department of Philosophy at İstanbul Şehir University is a young, ambitious, and growing Department committed to a pluralist approach to philosophy. The expertise of its multinational faculty members comprises both the analytic tradition focusing on philosophical problems and the European and Islamic tradition focusing on the same problems from a historical perspective. The Department respects both universal and regional traditions of thought. It is in particular dedicated to an interdisciplinary perspective through offering double major and minor programs. Our Department of Philosophy is committed to excellence meeting international standards in teaching and research. Although most of our students arrive at our Department through a selection process in Turkey, a proportion of them comes from abroad through the University’s scholarship program and through our Erasmus-agreements with European Universities. Building on the strengths of Istanbul Şehir University’s other Departments, our students have the opportunity to learn and develop proficiencies in classical languages such as Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, and Latin as well as to improve their English, which is the language in which our courses are taught. The regular activities our Department provides for students and faculty include the public lecture series “Philosophy Talks” and the organization of international workshops and conferences. Graduates from our Department not only become specialists, but will develop a series of formal skills that will help them to be successful in many areas of life and in many professions. They will be critical thinkers capable of analyzing and judging all kinds of contents and subjects.... [-]

Bachelor In Philosophy

L’Université Catholique Du Congo
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Congo, DR Kinshasa

The basic studies are spread over five years, that is to say 3 years of license and 2 years of Master. The degree program can be supplemented by that of the Agregation of secondary education of the higher degree which empowers the licensee in Philosophy to teach in the secondary schools. [+]

Bachelors in Philosophy. The main objective of the Faculty of Philosophy is to contribute to the training of professional philosophers and to have, as one of the main centers of interest and reflection, man in general and the religious phenomenon of Africa in particular. The program of philosophical training tends to give the student the breadth and vigor of mind necessary for a philosophical and scientific apprehension of African society, thought, wisdom and spirituality. The faculty thus intends to help its students to enter into dialogue with theologians and other scholars. The beneficiaries of such training are at the service of the Church and the Nation in various sectors of education and for all other national development tasks for which they are trained. The basic studies are spread over five years, that is to say 3 years of license and 2 years of Master. The degree program can be supplemented by that of the Agregation of secondary education of the higher degree which empowers the licensee in Philosophy to teach in the secondary schools. At the postgraduate level, students can acquire degrees of Advanced Studies in Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy and Agrégé of Higher Education in Philosophy. [-]

Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

This unique 3-year Philosophy, Politics and Economics Bachelor’s degree programme will prepare you for future leadership positions in business, politics, academia, and beyond. Complex social problems require generalists, that is, researchers, policy makers and professionals who are able to examine an issue from several angles, who can combine different perspectives in a constructive way, and who are aware of... [+]

This unique 3-year Philosophy, Politics and Economics Bachelor’s degree programme will prepare you for future leadership positions in business, politics, academia, and beyond. Complex social problems require generalists, that is, researchers, policy makers and professionals who are able to examine an issue from several angles, who can combine different perspectives in a constructive way, and who are aware of the broader social and historical context of problems. PPE provides you with the necessary tools and knowledge to be a leader in the 21st century. PPE at VU Amsterdam is the first program of its kind in continental Europe, combining a focused curriculum with exchange opportunities with international partner institutions and exciting and unique extracurricular initiatives involving representatives from the world of business, policy or politics. It is a multidisciplinary study program that combines the strengths of its three fields and places a special emphasis on incorporating the different perspectives of its constituent disciplines. The program provides rigorous theoretical training and broad, hands-on experience that will enable you to take an active role in shaping the world’s future. Future Leaders Looking Further The PPE program originated at Oxford University in the 1900s. Since then, many PPE programs have been developed at leading universities in the US, the UK and beyond. VU Amsterdam is the first university in mainland Europe to offer a comprehensive PPE program of this size at Bachelor’s level. You will benefit from our personal atmosphere and interaction with our dedicated and innovative teachers, many of whom have previous... [-]

Bachelor’s in Philosophy ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: Why choose a Bachelor degree course in Philosophy at the University of Bergamo? To evaluate critically the reality (as distinct from the appearances) of the society we live in, and to interrogate rather than merely undergo the images we encounter; To investigate the sources and forms of the knowledge that has been built up in our tradition; ... [+]

Bachelors in Philosophy. OBJECTIVES Why choose a Bachelor degree course in Philosophy at the University of Bergamo? To evaluate critically the reality (as distinct from the appearances) of the society we live in, and to interrogate rather than merely undergo the images we encounter To investigate the sources and forms of the knowledge that has been built up in our tradition To develop the argumentative skills needed to face both abstract and concrete problems. The study of Philosophy provides important tools for current public debates, from the growing pressure to face the issues of contemporary life to the urgent need to find bases on which different cultures can be compared. The first year of study is given over to institutional and propedeutic courses that furnish students with the elements for understanding the various aspects and tendencies within philosophical thought, considered both in a historical light and for the specifics of its contents; the next two years offer options for specialisation (historicaltheoretical-epistemological, logico-linguistic, ethico-political). The teaching style adopts a didactic model that has been tried and tested in European universities and that, in addition to lectures, envisages seminars and laboratories aimed at stimulating the oral and written skills of individual participants. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The opportunities in the world of work opened up by Philosophy Degree courses include the various sectors in which an arts education is linked with the ability to use critical, interpretive and operative skills. The Philosophy graduate offers a flexible professional profile, able to specialise in various fields... [-]

Philosophy

Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

Education objectives: ability to argue critically and to produce discourse that is conceptually articulate, coherent and based on solid principles;... [+]

Education objectives 1) Ability to argue critically and to produce discourse that is conceptually articulate, coherent and based on solid principles; 2) Ability to recognise, ponder and clarify the problems that the human being encounters in his effort to understand himself and the world; 3) Ability to question and to understand ideas referring to the nature of reality, knowledge and values which are present in all fields of human experience; 4) Ability to identify and analyse the problems that interconnect the fields of philosophy, science, art and culture. Access conditions Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education. More info at http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Estudantes/Acesso/ For more information about International Students please visit http://fcsh.unl.pt/aluno-internacional-en?set_language=en Degree pre-requisites Duration: 3 years/6 semesters. Students must perform 180 credits: 120 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 30 credits to be chosen in a set of elective optionals and 30 credits undertaken in free-elective optionals or in a minor of another scientific area. Every semester, the student may not sign up in more than 30 credits, respecting the precedence when these have been set. At the beginning of each semester, students will be advised of the curricular units to carry out in order to appropriate them to their academic career. The undergraduate students can still benefit... [-]

BA In Literature And Creative Writing

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The Bachelor of letters and literary creation, a unique training in the Francophonie can explore literature by writing to understand the processes involved in creative writing through writing workshops: story, novel, fiction, poetry, screenwriting, cartoon, theater, etc. [+]

Bachelors in Philosophy. The Bachelor of letters and literary creation, a unique training in the Francophonie can explore literature by writing to understand the processes involved in creative writing through writing workshops: story, novel, fiction, poetry, screenwriting, cartoon, theater, etc. It also allows to acquire a rigorous training in literary culture and literary theories. paths The Bachelor of letters and literary creation consists of three principal components. creative Writing This aims to stimulate creative thinking and advance the writing process. Students are introduced to various writing methods, deepen the creative process and a round off or creative projects. In the program : introductory workshops or development oriented around the major literary genres and practices (the narrative, prose fiction, poetry, theater, screenwriting, comics, song, etc.); seminars designed to refine long creative writing projects (collection of poems or new, novel, play, etc.); the "master classes". Approaches and Methods This component is designed to provide the knowledge and tools necessary to pursue research in literary studies. You can discover and master various methods and approaches fostering understanding, analysis and explanation of literary texts. literary culture This aims to provide basic notions about the history of literature. It explores all the key periods of French and Quebec Literatures. He learns the foreign literature and various key issues in the literature (women's writing, myths and utopia americanite, literature for youth, bestsellers and popular literature, the relationship between the arts and literature, etc.). Targeted audience The Bachelor of letters and literary creation is not directed only... [-]

Bachelor in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Honours)

The University of Queensland
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 Australia Saint Lucia Brisbane Gatton + 2 more

This 4 year program offers an integrated, cross-disciplinary perspective that combines broad and rigorous training in the foundations of Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Students will study insights from all three disciplines and will be challenged with examining current and future global challenges. This program will equip graduates with versatile skills to address complex and challenging issues drawing on an historical, social, political and economic knowledge base. [+]

Why study the Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Honours) This 4 year program offers an integrated, cross-disciplinary perspective that combines broad and rigorous training in the foundations of Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Students will study insights from all three disciplines and will be challenged with examining current and future global challenges. This program will equip graduates with versatile skills to address complex and challenging issues drawing on an historical, social, political and economic knowledge base. At the end of year 3, students may choose to specialise in one discipline, earning a major in politics, philosophy or economics. Students will also have the opportunity to take part in work placements at leading agencies both in Australia and overseas and to study for a semester at one of our prestigious international partner universities. Students applying to change program and/or applying for credit on the basis of previous studies should seek advice from the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. Please note that due to the pre-requisite requirements of compulsory courses, it may take longer than anticipated for students with credit to complete program requirements. Entry requirements Prerequisites Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English, Mathematics B or C. English Proficiency IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, read the English proficiency policy below. In order to gain entry to an academic program at UQ, you will have to demonstrate you have the appropriate level of English language... [-]

Bachelor - General Education

Mongolia International University
Campus Full time August 2018 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar

MIU actively promotes a general education that provides the humanistic, ethical, social, critical, and aesthetic background essential to personal development and professional excellence [+]

Bachelor - General Education

MIU actively promotes a general education that provides the humanistic, ethical, social, critical, and aesthetic background essential to personal development and professional excellence. Studies in philosophy, history, social sciences, natural science, physical education, arts, and languages, foster in students a deeper understanding of themselves and the globalized world of today.

Students pursue electives in such fields as Cross-cultural Learning, Marriage and Home, Regional Studies, Food Nutrition, Studies in Religion, and Food Health & Environment. MIU also offers courses in four foreign languages: Russian, Mongolian Japanese and Korean. Most students take electives in the third and fourth years but may take them earlier. All General Education courses are conducted in small seminars to foster participation and a spirit of inquiry.... [-]


Bachelor in Philosophy

Allegheny College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Meadville

Philosophy has traditionally sought answers to these and other questions through the proper use of rational thought, the application of human intellect to the mysteries of the world around us. Religions have looked for the answers in human connection with the divine, the power that creates and directs the human world and interacts with human beings in community. [+]

Bachelor in Philosophy Philosophy and Religious Studies are two different ways of approaching the most fundamental questions about human existence: How do we relate to the world around us? What can we be sure of? Is there some basic truth that holds all other truths together? Philosophy has traditionally sought answers to these and other questions through the proper use of rational thought, the application of human intellect to the mysteries of the world around us. Religions have looked for the answers in human connection with the divine, the power that creates and directs the human world and interacts with human beings in community. Philosophy Video: The field of Religious Studies is concerned with all forms and manifestations of religious faith in world culture, past and present. Both Philosophy and Religious Studies give students the opportunity to examine some of the most fundamental issues in a liberal education, and so provide a basis for life-long learning. Religious Studies Video: Learning Outcomes Philosophy and Religious Studies Learning Outcomes for Majors and Minors Student Learning Outcomes for Majors in Religious Studies Students who successfully complete a major in Religious Studies should be able to: Recognize and identify similarities and differences among various historical religious cultures and communities, and the meaning of those similarities and differences for the religious beliefs and practices of the members of the respective communities; Read and comprehend (in translation) religious literature of various sorts within the context of the historical religious culture which gave rise to that literature... [-]

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Madrid

In recent years Philosophy degrees have attracted growing interest as a solid training that shapes thought and provides skills to critically analyze reality and the integral development of people. [+]

Bachelors in Philosophy. Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy In recent years Philosophy degrees have attracted growing interest as a solid training that shapes thought and provides skills to critically analyze reality and the integral development of people. Philosophy degrees at Comillas offer: Theoretical and practical training in philosophy in dialog with the human sciences. A solid knowledge of the major themes of philosophy and the history of thought. Training in the instruments required to perform rational analysis of problems. A training that includes knowledge of the plurality of religion and introduces the spiritual dimension or the openness to transcendence. Open and in-depth dialog about various problems and perspectives. Personalized support. Initial training for research in philosophy. Admission Applicant profile: In order to be suitable for the Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy, applicants are advised to ensure that their profile covers the following characteristics: Intellectual curiosity and an inclination toward methodical reflection and critical analysis of the type of questions regarding human existence that are raised by philosophy. Willingness to participate in debates, respect other people's point of view, and develop independent opinions. Admission requirements: To begin your studies is a prerequisite condition prove you accomplish with the legal requirements of access to the University. Students from other universities. Students from other universities who wish to apply for the Philosophy programs must contact the Information and Student Reception Office at this email address oia@comillas.edu explaining their academic situation and the reasons for which they wish to join this University. They will be informed... [-]