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Philosophy and Religion Liberal Arts Emphasis

The study of Philosophy and Religion provides students with a range of skills and insights that apply across many careers and contexts. Discerning how to think about what is true, what is valuable, what is worth honoring or worshipping—these questions inform every kind of career and every human life.

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Religion you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Career Opportunities

The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in Philosophy and Religion:

  • Writer or journalist
  • Religious leader or chaplain
  • Analyst
  • College educator

Find employment in the following sectors:

  • Education
  • Ministry
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Healthcare
  • Politics and law
  • Communications

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Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.

 Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course

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Philosophy and Religion Courses
PHI-101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 $533.25
PHI-105 Introduction to Ethics 3 $533.25
REL-101 Survey of World Religions 3 $533.25
REL-130 Introduction to Religions of the East 3 $533.25

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Liberal Arts Academic Advisor

Hannah Willems
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
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Faculty Mentor

Linda Smith
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Student Success Specialist

Tiffany Dodd
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Department Secretary

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Deb Hacker
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Dean

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
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