The Asian Philosophies and Cultures MA program offers an introductory study into the spiritual and philosophical traditions of South and Southeast Asia, China, and the Himalayan regions. The MA curriculum is 36 total units, consisting of three foundational courses, 12 units of program electives, 12 units of general electives, and a culminating integrative seminar. In this program, you can choose to emphasize Hindu, Buddhist, or Chinese philosophical studies. Students find that the knowledge and experience they gain in the MA program is valuable and personally transformative. Plus, there is a special program scholarship fund that can provide financial assistance for qualified applicants.
MA Philosophy and Religion: Eastern and Western Thought
Course Length: Full-time: 2 years, Part-time: 4 years. Location: Online only. The MA in Philosophy and Religion: Eastern and Western Thought will explore key topics in philosophy and religion, such as the nature of the self, the nature of reality, and the nature of religious experiences, from various philosophical and religious perspectives, from both eastern and western traditions. The MA consists of taking six taught modules and a writing 15, word dissertation. The choice of taught modules available are:.
At its core, philosophy is the study of knowledge, existence, and the human condition. It's a discipline that interrogates the nature of reality and the ideas we use to represent it. As a student earning an online bachelor's degree in philosophy, you will learn to break down and synthesize complex ideas in order to form coherent arguments.