Starting a major

  • Most students do not begin the major until the first semester of sophomore year, though a few begin in interim or second semester of their first year.

Are there courses students MUST/SHOULD/CAN take their First Year?

  • Can: We encourage first year students to take Philosophy 118 (Making of the Modern Mind) or 119 (Moral Psychology).

Credit for previous coursework

  • If you have completed a Philosophy course at another college or university, please contact the department chair.

Informational Events

  • Departmental Information Session (Week One)
  • ‘Pizza Thursday’ discussions held most Thursdays at community time during the semesters 1 and 2.

Other Information/College Catalog Link/Website Link

Contacts & Department Location 

The Department of Philosophy is located in Holland Hall, 4th floor.

To download and print, click on this link: Philosophy Information Sheet