Philosophy (ID)

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Philosophy Program

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


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).


Our Faculty

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Stephen D. Cole

Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy

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Marcy Latta

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Writing

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Dan Synnestvedt

Associate Professor of Philosophy / Head of Philosophy Program