Bachelor in Philosophy
Portland State University

Program Details

Portland State University's online Bachelor in Philosophy degree program will equip you with the insight and skills you need to succeed professionally and personally as you develop rigorous habits of mind and critical thinking skills that have value in nearly every profession. The curriculum combines abstract theory with applied analysis and covers an extremely broad range of subjects, including:

  • Ancient philosophy
  • Elementary ethics
  • Formal logic
  • Science and pseudoscience
  • Business ethics
  • Environmental ethics
  • Philosophy of medicine, law, mind, and language
  • International human rights
  • Biomedical ethics


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • High school GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended OR a minimum of a 2.0 GPA for college transfer credits
  • SAT/ACT test scores
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities