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Philosophy Degree at Western Carolina University (WCU)

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Philosophy Degree

The philosophy degree program at Western Carolina University enables students to study ideas and question life's value, morality, and the nature of our existence, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Students who graduate from the philosophy degree program may pursue a wide range of careers, such as social worker, writer, human resources worker, and more. Courses include subject areas such as logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer philosophy degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Philosophy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Western Carolina University offers a bachelor's degree program in philosophy.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male10
Female5

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
White15

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Philosophy program at WCU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Philosophy Programs in North Carolina

Philosophy programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC
Type: 4-Year Public College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Appalachian State University

Boone, NC
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Lenoir - Rhyne University

Hickory, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Davidson College

Davidson, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC
Type: 4-Year Public College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
  • Ethics (B)
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Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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Salem College

Winston Salem, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)
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High Point University

High Point, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Philosophy (B)