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Welcome to the Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies

Learn about our award-winning faculty, our undergraduate majors in Philosophy and Religious Studies, and our M.A. in Philosophy.

— Delbert Burkett, Chair (


Spring 2015 Course Offerings


Philosophy Course Offerings

Religious Studies Course Offerings


Dr. Gail Sutherland was recently featured in a Reveille article that highlighted her course on religion and food. Often taken for granted, Dr. Sutherland's interview describes how important food is in religion and how it intersects with economic, cultural, political and ethical matters.

Spring Course Mixes Food and Religious Traditions - The Daily Reveille

For Philosophy advising
contact Mary Sirridge
or Charles Pence

For Religious Studies advising 
contact Brad Storin
or Stephen Finley