Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
University of Illinois at Springfield

Program Details

The online BA in Philosophy offered by the University of Illinois – Springfield, is a degree completion program encompassing two years of curriculum across three areas of philosophy:  analytical, values and history.  Studying from within those key areas enables students gain logical and critical thinking skills, understand the historical role of philosophy and relate to ethical and aesthetic values.  A senior seminar is an integral part of the curriculum, which can include electives such as:

  • Contemporary American political philosophy
  • Ethics, love and goals of life
  • Moral theory
  • Rationality and moral choice


  • A minimum of 30 hours at the lower-division
  • Statement of Purpose
  • One to three reference letters
  • A GPA of 3.0

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission