Bachelor of Arts


Ohio Dominican's Philosophy program prepares students to think critically in a way that is informed by the insights of the Western philosophical tradition. 

Program Highlights

  • Major and minor available in Philosophy.
  • Additional minor available in Applied Ethics.
  • A specifically designed B.A. in Philosophy with a Pre-Law Concentration is available.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.

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Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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Outcomes & Careers

Possible careers include positions in education, law, government and internet technology.

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Philosophy Department

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Expand Your Education

Studying abroad introduces you to new cultures and experiences. ODU offers life-changing trips ideal for students interested in:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Business & Politics
  • History & Culture
  • Languages & Literature
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Have Questions? Contact Us!

For program questions, contact:

Michael V. Dougherty, Ph.D.
Department Head
Sansbury Hall, Room 242
(614) 251-4680

For admission questions, contact:

Undergraduate Admission

Griffin Student Center, 203
(614) 251-4500
(800) 955-OHIO (955-6446)