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Philosophy

At Cornerstone University, we are in ceaseless pursuit of Godly wisdom. That’s why our philosophy major is critical to cultivating thinking minds in an age of instant information and instant gratification. Through the philosophy program, you’ll learn what it means to be human, what great philosophers of the past have pondered and how you can join the conversation with integrity and intellect.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Minor

Academic Division

  • Humanities Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of Humanities Division students from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Internships

Philosophy students at Cornerstone have the opportunity to apply their critical thinking and problem solving to internships across West Michigan. You’ll find hundreds of internships at your disposal, from marketing firms to ministries to local churches.

Opportunities

  • Coming soon!

Careers

The critical thinking skills you will gain through a philosophy degree will make you incredibly valuable in the workforce. Our graduates continue their learning at top graduate schools and pursue careers in teaching, research, analytics and more.

Opportunities

  • Coming soon!

Program Features

The philosophy program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guide

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select the sample degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in philosophy.

Philosophy Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Off-Campus Study Opportunities

As a Humanities Division student, you will have the opportunity to study abroad in places such as Ireland, Ecuador, France, Italy, Kosovo, Oxford, South Africa and Spain.

Learn More About Off-Campus Study Programs

Humanities Division Annual Seminar

The Humanities Division provides students from all academic divisions with an annual seminar to discuss topics such as an era of poetry or influential thinkers. This seminar experience also includes an opportunity to study abroad in Oxford, England.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our philosophy program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

Undoubtedly, being part of Cornerstone’s philosophy program was one of the most enriching parts of my undergraduate experience. Through it, I gained countless insights on everything from ethics to politics, and it’s something I firmly believe everyone should experience.

Anna Stoutenburg (’19)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Humanities Division offers a wide range of majors that can be tailored to your interests. Check out other programs related to philosophy.

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.