Philosophy and Religion
The School of General Studies offers a variety of Philosophy courses and Religion courses in topics such as Critical Thinking, Eastern Religions, Ethics, Formal Logic, and the Philosophy of Law. Many of these courses fulfill a General Education Humanities Distribution requirement.
These courses are designed to help students understand the ways in which religious and philosophical issues appear throughout their lives, within their cultures, and across other cultures.
Courses Being Offered
|PHIL 1100||Introduction to Philosophy * **||3 CREDITS|
|PHIL 2300||Introduction to Ethics * **||3 CREDITS|
|PHIL 2502||Formal Logic||3 CREDITS|
|PHIL 2505||Critical Thinking * **||3 CREDITS|
|PHIL 3307||The Philosophy of Law||3 CREDITS|
|PHIL 3309||Theories of Punishment||3 CREDITS|
|PHIL 3314||Moral Problems in Medicine and Health Care ***||3 CREDITS|
|PHIL 4610||Independent Study in Philosophy||3 CREDITS|
|REL 1700||Introduction to Religions of the World * **||3 CREDITS|
|REL 2700||Eastern Religions *||3 CREDITS|
|REL 2702||Western Religions *||3 CREDITS|
|ID 1350||Introduction to Environmental Ethics *||3 CREDITS|
|ID 3313||Justice and Human Rights||3 CREDITS|
* Fulfills a GE Humanities Distribution requirement
** Offered in-person or online
*** Offered online only
Philosophy and Religion Minor
Students can also earn a Minor in Philosophy and Religion by taking a mixture of six philosophy and religion courses as listed below.
- PHIL 1100: Introduction to Philosophy
- REL 1700: Introduction to Religions of the World
- Four other courses from the list above:
- Philosophy or Religion Elective #1
- Philosophy or Religion Elective #2
- Philosophy or Religion Elective #3 (must be a 3000 or 4000 level)
- Philosophy or Religion Elective #4 (must be a 3000 or 4000 level)
For more information about these courses or this minor, please contact Philosophy & Religion Course Coordinator, Sean Keegan-Landis at SKeeganL@kean.edu.