May 17, 2021  
2019-2020 University Catalogue 
2019-2020 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

Philosophy + Religion

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Mikhail Sergeev, Minor Advisor
(215) 717-6368



The minor in philosophy + religion invites dedicated students to develop their analytical and research skills in the related fields of philosophy and religion. In addition to serving a student’s particular intellectual interests, the study of philosophy and religion provides an essential connection between the arts and the liberal arts. Actors, directors, filmmakers, animators, writers, dancers, musicians, and graphic or industrial designers with an understanding of philosophy and religion give themselves a deep and wide intellectual foundation for their artistic endeavors.

Program Objectives

  • To provide expanded knowledge of world intellectual history and culture;
  • To provide insight into scholarly approaches and theories  in the fields of philosophy and religion;
  • To develop analytic and research skills across the disciplines;
  • To help students recognize the relationships between arts and various philosophical and religious topics and movements.

Program Requirements (15 credits)

  • Select 5 courses from subjects PHIL or RELI; a minimum of two courses must be completed in both subjects

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