Undergraduate

Philosophy

At Assumption College, students are introduced to philosophical thinking in dialogue with the primary works of the great philosophical authors. In the best cases, philosophy becomes a habit of thinking and, ultimately, a way of life.

Philosophy Program

Program Tracks Available

Major, Minor


Admission Deadline

Early Decision: November 1
Early Action: November 1
Early Action II: December 15
Regular Decision: February 15


Degrees Offered

B.A.


Department

Philosophy

Program Contact

Daniel Maher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Philosophy
508-767-7569 Founders Hall - Room 326

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Study Abroad

At Assumption College, the world is your classroom. Students can study and explore abroad in over 50 places from Vienna to England, South Africa, and even our own campus in historic, yet modern, Rome, Italy. Assumption’s study abroad program offers culture, history, and a living classroom for all.

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Assumption starts planning for your future the day you arrive on campus. Our Career Development and Internship Center helps students secure exciting and fulfilling internships where you’ll apply knowledge obtained in the classroom in a professional setting, preparing for a future career or additional study. Assumption connects students to internship opportunities in corporations, government agencies, research hospitals, non-profit organizations, and more.

Assumption's Rome Campus

At Assumption's campus in Rome, Italy, the city and the country become your classroom through daily and weekend-long excursions throughout "the eternal city" and the Italian countryside. This unique study abroad experience will enrich your academic and cultural pursuits as you walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators then enjoy delectable Italian cuisine or perhaps a cappuccino after class in a local cafe. (Did you know that your financial aid follows you to Rome?)

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Lauren Crockett

English 2019
Pursuing a Ph.D in English Literature at Boston College

The community is so welcoming while remaining intellectually challenging.

Assumption has always encouraged me to seek out resources and ask questions when I’m stuck on a problem. I feel that the perseverance I have acquired by learning how to find answers to difficult questions has prepared me to take on challenges wherever I find them.

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Lauren Crockett

English 2019
Pursuing a Ph.D in English Literature at Boston College

The community is so welcoming while remaining intellectually challenging.

Assumption has always encouraged me to seek out resources and ask questions when I’m stuck on a problem. I feel that the perseverance I have acquired by learning how to find answers to difficult questions has prepared me to take on challenges wherever I find them.

First-rate Academics in a Catholic College Setting

Assumption College strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the College pursues these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts that prepares students for professionally and personally rewarding lives of meaning.

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Discovery Day

A special visit opportunity for high school seniors! Experience the classroom environment at Assumption - see why our students thrive during their four years here. You'll also enjoy lunch in Taylor Dining Hall, meet members of the Assumption community and take a tour of campus! Register Today

Nov. 15, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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Nov 15 Fri

Discovery Day

A special visit opportunity for high school seniors! Experience the classroom environment at Assumption - see why our students thrive during their four years here. You'll also enjoy lunch in Taylor Dining Hall, meet members of the Assumption community and take a tour of campus! Register Today

Nov. 15, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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