Certificate in General Philosophy
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

The Certificate in General Philosophy is an online degree from Fort Hays State University.  The program introduces students to the foundations of the field, covering the major schools of thought that shaped the discipline of Philosophy.  The curriculum is flexible, allowing students to choose the courses that are of most interest to them and may be of use in their careers.  Students are introduced to philosophical questions that cover such topics as knowledge, doubt, God, freedom, necessity, good and evil, immortality, time, the cosmos, the meaning of life, and more. 

Available courses include:

  • General Logic
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Knowledge
  • Classical Greek Philosophy
  • Foundations of Modern Philosophy


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • SAT/ACT scores may be required for applicants under 21 years of age

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission