Philosophy and Religion Degree

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Religion and Philosophy Department
Stephanie Loos, Staff Assistant
Old Main, Room 102
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 465-2343
sloos [at] (sloos[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Philosophy and Religion Degree

NWU philosophy and religion offers you the widest array of intriguing courses that explore life’s biggest questions. We also give you a close-knit, supportive community of fascinating students and caring faculty. Get engaged on and off campus through Philosophy Club, department celebrations, reading groups, internships and international conferences.

Our program doesn’t pigeonhole students into a single career path. Instead, we help you discover your own place in the world as you build powerful skills that will serve you well wherever your path leads.

Get amazing results.

Our blended, interdisciplinary program nurtures marketable skills like problem solving, teamwork, collaboration, decision making, critical and creative thinking, adaptability and communication.

NWU philosophy and religion graduates are not intimidated by complexity. They’re adventurous thinkers. They have the courage to rethink old assumptions and adapt to changing circumstances. These are among the most valuable, translatable professional skills you can acquire in college.

Philosophy and Religion faculty

Our award-winning, well published, faculty teach a wide range of courses from biblical interpretation to ethics to world religions to philosophies of race and gender. We even teach select topics inspired by our current students’ interests. Faculty doors are always open to students. We’re here for your success.


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