Geneva College

 

 

Why major in philosophy at Geneva?

  • We offer an approach to philosophy in which biblical and theological expertise, a vibrant biblical worldview, as well as Christian discipleship and practice, is taken seriously.
  • We offer a basic exposure to philosophy that is essential to a liberal arts education, and a comprehensive engagement that is essential preparation for graduate study in any field.
  • We offer apprenticeship with professors who practice philosophical engagement in Christian service and scholarship, and who emphasize and model collegiality.
  • We personally work to aid majors looking to do graduate study in philosophy to gain placement in a program. A very high percentage of Geneva College philosophy majors pursue graduate study.
  • We offer an approach to philosophy that is that is holistic and livable, with wisdom as a key objective.
  • We offer a major that blends well with other courses of study and training at Geneva, and makes you more proficient at them.
  • We personally work to aid majors looking to do graduate study in philosophy to gain placement in a program. A very high percentage of Geneva College philosophy majors pursue graduate study.
  • We host the Bitar Memorial Lectures, an annual lecture series which features renowned philosophers whose expert work grows out of their Christian commitment.  Past Lecturers include: Nicholas Wolterstorff, Stephen Evans, and James K.A. Smith.
  • We award an annual cash prize for best student philosophy paper, to encourage excellence in philosophical work.
  • We offer and encourage informal out-of-class activities, conference trips, and discussions, for philosophy majors and minors.

 

Point of Excellence

The first biopsychology major graduated in 2012 and has been hired as an IOM Tech in UPMC’s Center for Clinical Neurophysiology (CCN).

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