Our department offers a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy, either focusing on Philosophy or adding a concentration in Religion. To receive the BA, one must complete the requirements of the Department of Philosophy and Religion as well as the core requirements of all majors in the College of Arts & Sciences. For more comprehensive information on the College of Arts & Sciences requirements, please see this page.
In addition to being a valuable major on its own, Philosophy is also an excellent option for a double major along with other disciplines at Mississippi State. Philosophy helps you to develop critical thinking, writing, reading, and discussion skills that are useful in any discipline or pursuit. Contact us to learn more about how Philosophy might complement your other interests!
Philosophy and Religion Courses
See this page for general descriptions of the courses offered by our department.
Programs of Study
Links of Interest
- Career page from the University of Maryland
- New York Times Article
- The Guardian
- Graduate programs in Philosophy, a listing from NYU
- More on careers from the APA