Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

The Philosophy degree at Kennesaw State University is a humanities degree path that will challenge you to examine questions without definitive answers. As you become familiar with notable thinkers and diverse worldviews, you'll learn to think critically, identify and evaluate arguments and engage in ethical reasoning.

KSU's BA in Philosophy studies ethics in western, non-western, and social and political philosophy. Our courses provide an in-depth study of worldwide philosophies to help students better understand and appreciate the human experience across time and cultures to work more productively in a global context.

Learn Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills

You'll learn about multiple philosophical questions and how different cultures have addressed these questions. You will be able to analyze situations and arguments to assess relevant issues and problems logically. These skills will better prepare you to solve complex challenges creatively.

Pathway to an Advanced Degree

Per the Law School Admissions Council, philosophy majors applying to law school had the seventh-highest LSAT scores, and their average acceptance rate was 86%. According to the American Philosophical Association, philosophy majors consistently perform best or near best on graduate school admission exams compared to other majors.

When choosing a Philosophy degree at Kennesaw State, you're choosing to exceed past expectations to create a long-lasting, successful future for yourself.



KSU Philosophy students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face and Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Philosophy Degree Pathway
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Philosophy Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Program – You can take courses in-class or online, whichever works best for your schedule.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training and gain practical skills you can apply right away. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a philosophy graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Philosophy degree?

  • Non-Profit Administration
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Teacher
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Public Policy
  • Hospital Policy
  • Healthcare Communication
  • Journalist
  • Paralegal

Philosophy Salary and Career Information

A career in philosophy offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Department of History and Philosophy

Kennesaw State University
Department of History and Philosophy
Social Sciences Building (402), Rm 4120
402 Bartow Ave MD 2206 
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144 

Phone: 470-578-6294

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