Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Philosophy
Description: Philosophy is the critical study of ideas, experiences, and meaning. Learn how ancient Greek philosophy has shaped our ideas of today. Study the great minds of philosophical thought, from Plato to Nietzsche. Delve into the ethical questions behind cyberspace and artificial intelligence. Realize your own philosophies surrounding reasoning, risk and rationality. Whether you are more inclined towards math, writing, poetry, politics, ethics, or justice, there is certain to be an area of philosophy that will pique your interest.

Are you interested in working closely with faculty mentors in labs and community settings on real-life challenges? Do you want to gain research experience for graduate studies, refine your writing for a professional career, or interact with peers who have similar academic interests and passions? Then the Philosophy Honors program is right for you!

URL: Philosophy at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of 24 units of transferable course weight required. Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.