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This linked degree program makes it possible for exceptional philosophy majors to take up to 12 hours of graduate courses while completing their undergraduate degree and to gain a head start on a graduate degree. The Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy is designed to give students a solid grounding in the historical development of philosophy, and an ability to analyze arguments proposed in serious discussions of any subject. The Master of Arts in humanities promotes interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis on critical theory and cultural studies.
Up to 12 graduate credits may be counted toward both the undergraduate and the graduate degree
Three philosophy concentration options available: General, Political and Legal Studies, and Religious Studies
Individualized support in customizing degree plans and application to Ph.D. programs
Passionate faculty invest in the success of every student and seek to support a diverse, and inclusive community of philosophical thinkers
Intensive examination of the thought of one major philosopher.
This class will emphasize the ways in which the digital humanities intersects with critical theory and cultural studies approaches to studying digital media. Students will gain an understanding of the emerging role of the digital humanities across several academic disciplines. The course employs an experimental immersive learning component. Prerequisites: HUM 601 and departmental approval.
The purposes of the pro-seminar are A)to help prepare Humanities graduate students to teach discipline-specific college-level introductory courses from an interdisciplinary perspective, and B)to provide Humanities students with opportunities to engage scholars who are producing new work across a range of disciplines, in turn learning to present their own research in public.
Students entering the Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's of Art Program program in Philosophy & Humanities should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
To be admitted to the linked B.A.-M.A. program, students must declare a major in Philosophy and Religious Studies and complete a minimum of at least 60 undergraduate credit hours, including at least six hours of 300/400 level courses in the major.
At the time of admission to the linked program, students must have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or better.
Students must earn a minimum of 150 credit hours (120 discrete credit hours for the undergraduate degree and 30 discrete credit hours for the graduate degree).
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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