Philosophy (ID)

The Interdisciplinary major presents a unique opportunity for students to combine studies of two liberal arts areas and to develop, in a structured way, the interrelations between these different fields of knowledge.

Philosophy Interdisciplinary Major

This program can be combined with any of the following areas:

  • Biology
  • Business
  • Fine Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion

Requirements

The capstone course is Philosophy 311 (Contemporary Philosophy). Before applying, students should have a grade of B- or better in Philosophy 102 (Introduction to Philosophy/Worldviews), and Philosophy 101 (Critical Thinking) is recommended.

Course Examples

Our Faculty

Rev. Stephen D. Cole
Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy

Rev. Stephen D. Cole

After more than 20 years as a pastor, Rev. Cole came to college teaching in 1999....
Marcy Latta
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Writing

Marcy Latta

Education PhD, Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania MA, Philosophy, Tufts University...
Dan Synnestvedt
Associate Professor of Philosophy / Head of Philosophy Department / Faculty Council Immediate Past Chair

Dan Synnestvedt

What began as a personal quest for the truth in college led Dr. Dan into philosophy....