Are you fascinated by the question, Why? Why do we call some beliefs certain and others probable? Why are certain practices right or wrong, and how do we decide?
If you are drawn to questions of logic, metaphysics, ethics, and epistemology, a degree in philosophy may be perfect for you.
The Philosophy program seeks to provide courses that allow for the discovery and discussion of central issues of biblical studies, faith, and ethics.
Following Erskine’s distinctively Christian liberal arts tradition, the philosophy major relates the Christian faith and the message of the Gospel to contemporary thought and life while exploring the relationships between the study of religion and philosophy to other academic disciplines.
Students of the Philosophy major can expect to grow as whole persons as they develop an awareness of other religious traditions, learn better oral and written communication skills, reason and write critically, and become aware of their own special assets and limitations.
Graduates from the philosophy program are well equipped to enter law school or graduate schools in many fields.