May 29, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

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George Bailey, Chairperson, A-327 Brewster Building


Philosophy Honors Program

The purpose of junior-senior honors in philosophy is to encourage independent research and scholarship and to give students an opportunity to better prepare themselves for graduate study. Under the direction of one member of the department, a student enrolled in this program (PHIL 3550 , PHIL 4550 ) carries on studies (as based on a reading list), prepares for a comprehensive examination at the end of the junior year, and writes a thesis during the first semester of the senior year. Students who have an interest in this program should come to the departmental office in A-327 Brewster Building for details.

Religious Studies Program

A religious studies minor  and a multidisciplinary major with a structured concentration in religious studies  is offered through the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Programs. For more information, interested students can view the religious studies website or contact the director of religious studies, Dr. Calvin Mercer (300C Brewster Building or





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