Philosophy and Religion, Department of

  • The mission of the Department of Philosophy and Religion is to offer opportunities for engagement with historical and contemporary areas of philosophy and with the religious traditions of the world.
  • The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in religion program is to teach students the art of critical thinking; to challenge them to think creatively; and to lead them to make a deliberate and rational attempt to understand both the whole and the parts of their experience for the purpose of obtaining wisdom for effective living.