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Bachelor of Philosophy
Bachelor of Philosophy

Bachelor of Philosophy

  • ID:CUC10021
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$7,981.50
  • LivingFee/Year:$2,362.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$2,737.50
  • TuitionFee/Year:$7,981.50
  • LivingFee/Year:$2,362.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$2,737.50

* Including Technology Fee, Wellness/Medical Fee, Student Activity Fee, Registration and Records Fee, Student Green Fee, Room & Board

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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement:

  • A completed Concordia University Chicago admission application
  • Official transcripts of all college coursework from each institution attended
  • Any foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Concordia-Chicago approved international credentialing service. Concordia-Chicago accepts evaluations from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
  • A certified document pledging financial support for the student's first year of study and without any unexpected events, enough funding from the same or an equally dependable source for the following years
  • Proof of graduation from a secondary school

English requirement:

  • 72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - CUC's DI code is 1140
  • 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • 6.0 on the Password Skills Test
  • Successful completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language School (ELS) or certificate of Completion of Program from an English Language Institute (ELI), along with a recommendation of the program director

Course Information

Your learning experience will be greatly enhanced by talented faculty who also are engaged in the study of philosophy. CUC's full-time faculty members in the Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy hold terminal degrees in their fields or are studying to complete one, and they have numerous years of teaching experiences.

Courses include logic, ethics, philosophy of religion, social and political philosophy, the history of philosophy, aesthetics, and various thematic courses. The program culminates in an independent study course that requires the preparation of a major paper and public presentation on a selected philosophical topic. The philosophy minor requires 18 hours, but does not include an independent study.

For this major, you will take classes that advance critical thinking skills, discuss ethics and analyze different philosophical beliefs. Practical uses of philosophy include the nature of knowledge and relationships to reality and critical theories, which are used on a daily basis. Philosophy is highly interdisciplinary, relating to theology, history, political science, women’s and gender studies, and more.

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