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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (BA Philosophy) program is available both on campus and 100% online and is a 120-credit Undergraduate degree. This faithfully Catholic program is designed specifically for the person who has an interest in a liberal arts education.

Holy Apostles College and Seminary’s year-round online campus provides flexibility for any schedule. This means you may study at your own pace – anywhere!

Holy Apostles is unique in that it offers the only online BA Philosophy degree that focuses on Thomistic Philosophy

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Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Arts in
Philosophy

  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Eligible for transfer credits

3 to 6 years

Program Length

$390

Per Credit Hour

120

Total Credits

Jan. 9th

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″The Study of philosophy is not that we may know what men have thought, but
what the truth of things is.”

– St. Thomas Aquinas –

The Philosophy Core

The BA in Philosophy program includes courses in:

  • Basic areas of Philosophy as they relate to Christian Theology
  • Logic
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics

Courses such as Philosophy of God or Ethics lead students to a deeper intellectual insight into the Christian belief structure. The courses are geared to help the student combine faith with knowledge and to practice looking at life through the paradigm of Christian Theology.

Additional Courses & Electives

See coursework information below for required courses and recommended electives.

Coursework Information

A candidate for the BA in Philosophy is required to complete all course work detailed in the degree plan. The specific degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy may be found in the Degree Plan below.

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Degree Plan

Study At Your Own Pace

Students can pursue the degree at their own pace by studying three semesters per year, and by taking more than the four courses per semester.

Double Major Option

Students desiring to double major need to complete at least 30 credits in each of any two of the areas below, with 9 of those credits in upper-level coursework (300 or above) within each major. Students interested in pursuing the double-major option will work with their academic advisor to shift an elective from a non-major area of study into a major area of study.

Who Is This Program For?

  • Those wanting to serve the Church
  • Catechists
  • DREs
  • Youth Ministers
  • Educators
  • Catholic Professionals
  • Personal Formation

FAQ

How long does it take to complete an BA program?

The BA degree program may be completed in as quickly as 3 years. However, there is a 6-year time limit from entry into the program for completion of the degree requirements. Please see the Academic Catalog for additional information.

Is this an Online Program?

Yes, our 100% online courses make the BA degree program flexible for working and busy individuals. The BA in Philosophy may be completed completely online or on campus.

How do I apply?

Applicants for the B.A. program should follow the Undergraduate Admissions procedures. Applicants must be able to show proficiency in both English and Mathematics, either evidenced by previous college experience or by proficiency exam.

Is Holy Apostles College & Seminary accredited?

Holy Apostles College and Seminary is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), the Connecticut Office of Higher Education (CTOHE), and the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). For more accreditation information visit here.

Are the Faculty members faithful to the Magisterium?

All members of the faculty who teach theology and philosophy must be approved by the Chancellor, make a Profession of Faith, and take an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium.

FAQ

How long does it take to complete an BA program?

The BA degree program may be completed in as quickly as 3 years. However, there is a 6-year time limit from entry into the program for completion of the degree requirements. Please see the Academic Catalog for additional information.

Is this an Online Program?

Yes, our 100% online courses make the BA degree program flexible for working and busy individuals. The BA in Theology may be completed completely online or on campus.

How do I apply?

Applicants for the B.A. program should follow the Undergraduate Admissions procedures. Applicants must be able to show proficiency in both English and Mathematics, either evidenced by previous college experience or by proficiency exam.

Is Holy Apostles College & Seminary accredited?

Holy Apostles College and Seminary is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), the Connecticut Office of Higher Education (CTOHE), and the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). For more accreditation information visit here.

Are the Faculty members faithful to the Magisterium?

All members of the faculty who teach theology and philosophy must be approved by the Chancellor, make a Profession of Faith, and take an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium.

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An authentically Catholic education should be available to everyone.
Time and cost should not stand in your way.

You deserve the highest quality academics that are both convenient and affordable.

Let Holy Apostles set you on the path to achieving your goals.

Why Holy Apostles

Flexible & Online

Holy Apostles makes a quality education accessible. You can complete your degree any time, anywhere. Our small class sizes make learning easier, providing personalized attention from our excellent faculty.

Tuition you can afford

At Holy Apostles, we believe that a debt-free graduate is a gift to the Church. We are one of the most affordable colleges recommended by the Cardinal Newman Guide.

FAITHFULLY CATHOLIC

The Catholic university is “born from the heart of the Church,” as St. John Paul II stated in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

From its very foundation, Holy Apostles College & Seminary has dedicated itself to proclaiming the truth and forming our students to do the same.

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