The Philosophy Department is a member of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia. In addition to a full undergraduate program leading to an A.B., we offer both a terminal M.A. and Ph.D. The department also participates in three interdisciplinary programs, is home to the journal Ethics and the Environment, and conducts an active colloquium series.


The major in religion provides a broad academic study of religion from a humanistic point of view. It covers the principal religions of the world, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto. In addition, it offers courses in African-American Religion and Native American Religion, as well as programs in classical Hebrew and Arabic.


The University of Georgia Department of History grants the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. The department has a strong tradition of expertise in subjects ranging from early modern Europe to the modern U.S. South, technology to religion, popular culture to foreign policy, environment to global capitalism.