Philosophy-Political Science Major (BA)
The philosophy-political science major provides students with an in-depth understanding of politics, systems of government, human nature, morality, and justice. You’ll learn to analyze and evaluate arguments logically and persuasively by studying ancient and classical philosophy as well as modern-day political philosophies. This major also examines current world events from different perspectives.
This degree will teach you how to look at political issues from different perspectives.
As a Lynchburg philosophy-political science student, you’ll:
- Develop critical-thinking skills to help you analyze complex problems.
- Develop a deeper understanding of the world around us.
- Gain experience in argumentation and rhetoric.
- Analyze recent events from different perspectives to better understand their nuance and complexity.
Stephen Dawson, PhD
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Chair of the Philosophy Department