Because the principles of philosophy affect many other fields of study, the bachelor of arts degree in philosophy at Mercyhurst College prepares students for graduate study in a number of different fields. The curriculum explores logic, human nature, reasoning, ethics, and existentialism, as well as religion, politics and law.
- Phil 100 Philosophical Inquiry or Phil 102 Philosophy of Human Nature
- Phil 101 Introduction to Logic or Phil 105 (1) Elective in Logic
- Phil 260 History of Philosophy to the Renaissance
- Phil 261 History of Philosophy since the Renaissance
- One ethics elective
- Seven electives in philosophy
- Phil 460 Senior thesis