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Philosophy Majors:

If you would like to declare the Philosophy major, or if you have questions regarding major and minor plans, university and college policies and procedures, general education requirements, overall degree requirements, or graduation, you should visit your SBS College Advisor, Sarah Williams.

To make an appointment with Sarah or to view her schedule go to WiseAdvising


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Professor Laura Howard is the Faculty Advisor and Director of Undergraduate Studies for Philosophy. She invites you to come visit and talk with her about your philosophy class experiences, selecting philosophy courses, doing an independent study, getting involved with the Undergraduate Philosophy Club, and preparing for post-graduate career options, graduate study or law school.

For Dr. Howard’s up-to-date walk-in office hours and contact info, visit HERE


PPEL Majors:

For information about the PPEL major, please read the PDF at the bottom of this page. You can also find additional information HERE.

If you would like to declare the PPEL major, or if you are a declared PPEL major and are a Freshman, Sophomore, or Transfer student, you should visit the SBS College Advisor, Sarah Williams to learn more about the PPEL major. Sarah answers your questions about university policies and procedures, general education, overall degree requirements, graduation, or any other questions you might have about the major. 

To make an appointment with Sarah or to view her schedule go to WiseAdvising


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Dr. Michael Gill is the Program Coordinator for PPEL and the advisor for the PPEL Club. Once promoted to Advanced Standing, you will meet with him for curricular questions regarding Track course selections, Honors Thesis, independent study, internship opportunities, and to prepare for post-graduate study, law school, or other career opportunities.

For Dr. Gill’s office hours and contact info, visit HERE.


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