The philosophy department at Missouri State accepts and encourages all students interested in pursuing philosophy.
To begin coursework in the field of philosophy, you initially need to be admitted to Missouri State. Before completing 75 credit hours, you must also be admitted to a degree program. The philosophy major consists of 33 credit hours toward the Bachelor of Arts in philosophy degree and 33 credit hours toward the Bachelor of Science in the philosophy degree.
The philosophy program provides two types of undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. Both programs require taking 33 hours, including 24 hours of upper-division credit.
For a Bachelor of Arts degree, you must also complete 12 hours of a foreign language, History 103 and History 104, a philosophy class and six hours of fine arts beyond the general education requirements.