The University of Arizona Philosophy Department ranked in the top 1% for the Most Popular philosophy programs by College Factual.

Philosophy also ranked in the top 10% in the 'Most Popular Online' and 'Top Ranked Veterans' categories for this school year.


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Post date: Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:19

Monday, August 20: First day of classes
Monday, August 27: Last day to added classes in UAccess
November 22-25: Thanksgiving recess, no classes
Wednesday, December 5: Last day of Classes
December 7-13: Finals

Visit the Registrar's website for a full listing of dates and deadlines.

Post date: Wed, 08/01/2018 - 14:24

Congratulations to the graduating Philosophy students!

The spring 2018 convocation for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018, 6-8:30 pm in the McKale Center.

For more information about the convocation ceremony visit the SBS website at or the University website at... Read more

Post date: Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:24

Summer PHIL classes are now available for registration!


The following Philosophy classes are available ONLINE over the Summer.  Take this opportunity to get ahead on your required units.  Many of them fulfill Tier I & II General Education requirements.

Presession : May 14 - Jun 2
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Post date: Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:20

Congratulations to Lana Baeumlisberger for receiving the 2018 Kathryn A. Governal Perseverance Award for the Philosophy department.

Post date: Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:40

The recent Guardian article, I work therefore I am: Why businesses are hiring philosophers, discusses the importance of philosophers in contemporary businesses. Philosophers can help guide businesses beyond short-term profitability to long-term sustainable practices. Read more here.

Post date: Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:13

Summer enrollment opens for all students on Monday March 26th. There are no enrollment appointments for the summer session. To see all the classes offered over the summer please visit the Schedule of Classes here.

Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:55

March 12, 2018 - Classes begin

May 2, 2018 - Last day of classes

May 4-10, 2018 - Final exams

Post date: Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:22

January 10, 2018 - Classes begin

January 15, 2018 - Martin Luther King Jr Holiday

March 2, 2018 - Last day of classes

March 3, 2018 - Final exams

Post date: Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:20

A 2018 study by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences compares various measures of career satisfaction across disciplines and found that humanities majors are employable and satisfied. They found that there was a negligible difference between people who majored in humanities and those that majored in fields commonly associated with professional success when it came to non-monetary measurements of success. In addition, the study shows that a majority of humanities majors are in... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:05


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