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Philosophy and Religious Studies

Developing Critical Thinkers

Welcome to a world where your thoughts shape the future! At Georgia Southern University’s Philosophy Department, you’ll dive into a realm of diverse ideas, sharpening your critical thinking skills and embracing cultural diversity. Whether you’re a budding philosopher or simply passionate about understanding different perspectives, this department is your gateway to becoming an articulate thinker and writer. Here, you’ll learn, question, challenge, and explore concepts that shape our world, preparing you for a variety of dynamic and creative careers.

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Discover Your Path

Embark on a journey at Georgia Southern’s Philosophy program, where a wide spectrum of academic paths are available to you, including dedicated majors and enriching minors. Learn about the ideas that changed the world and develop the next generation of ideas to influence the future responsibly. 

Degree Programs

Student Organizations

A variety of organizations are available for students to join and meet others with similar interests.

Small Class Setting

Smaller class sizes allow students to engage more closely with both their peers and faculty.

Dual Concentrations

Undergraduates have the option to add concentrations in either law or religious studies.

A Foundation for Diverse Career Paths


Average Salary

Georgia Southern’s Philosophy program offers a wide array of career opportunities. Graduates can pursue roles such as attorney, data analyst, educator, general manager, physician, support specialist, research specialist, professor, or administrator. Alumni have found success at companies like Gulfstream Aerospace, New York University, and many more, with an average salary of $77,924. Many have been placed in prestigious law or graduate programs. Start your path to a rewarding career with Georgia Southern’s Philosophy degree.

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