UMKC Catalog


Department Description
The Department of Philosophy offers a program of study leading to the bachelor of arts degree in philosophy. Courses are offered that develop critical and analytical skills, acquaint students with the history of philosophy and apply philosophy to issues of living.

Students who major in other disciplines can gain special insight into their majors with a philosophy minor. There is a focused minor on bioethics, targeted at students interested in the medical and health care professions.