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Philosophy Major
Bachelor of Arts

The philosophy major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences is designed to provide students with a background in the history and problems of philosophy. Students in this major will develop critical thinking, close reading, and analytical writing skills.

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Philosophy questions our most basic assumptions about the ultimate nature of reality, the ground of human knowledge, the good life, and the just state. As philosophy majors, students will be able to select from a range of courses, including Logic, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, Ancient Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Art, Philosophy of Law, Ethics, and Political Philosophy.

The philosophy major is offered during the day and evening on NSU's main campus.

Dual Admission Option

Are you planning to pursue a master's or doctoral degree in a related field of study? Consider NSU's Dual Admission Program, which enables qualified undergraduates at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences to secure early acceptance into one of the university's competitive graduate and professional degree programs.

Dual Admission programs relevant to thephilosophy major include