Q: Why would anyone want to get a degree in Philosophy at Boise State?
A: Glad you asked!
Q: What are the requirements for the B.A. in Philosophy?
A: Philosophy is a 37 credit major. We’ve prepared a useful checklist for majors to help them stay on track. (There is also a counterpart checklist for minors.) Be sure to consult with your academic advisor on a regular basis.
Q: How do I declare Philosophy as my major?
A: Go to my.BoiseState.edu and click on the ‘Student Sign In’ link. Under the sub-heading ‘Academics’ click ‘My Academics.’ Under the section ‘Major/Minor’ there is a link labeled ‘View/Change My Major/Minor Plans.’ Once you’ve clicked on that, it’s self-explanatory.
Q: What courses are offered, and when?
A: Detailed course descriptions and typical offering schedules can also be found in the Catalog.
Q: What courses are being offered this semester?
A: The Registrar’s web page always has the current and forthcoming Schedule of Classes available.
Q: Does the Philosophy Department offer any internship opportunities?
A: Yes! We have a page of information about internships. For more information about the process of becoming an intern, contact Dr. Stephen Crowley.
Q: Does the Philosophy Department work with any student organizations?
A: Yes! Members of the Philosophy faculty are actively involved with the BSU Philosophy Club.
Q: Are there any departmental scholarships in Philosophy?
A: Regrettably, there are none at this time. However, we are actively working to generate scholarships specifically for Philosophy majors. Please visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office web page.
Q: Are there tutors available for Philosophy?
A: Advising and Academic Advancement has a list of private tutors who have been approved by the Philosophy Department. Please visit the Tutoring/Academic Enhancement web page.