The requirements that must be met by any student majoring or minoring in philosophy are detailed in the Department of Philosophy Undergraduate Student Handbook. Philosophy majors and minors are required to seek guidance from a Philosophy Department undergraduate advisor when choosing courses and preparing a portfolio.


For descriptions of courses offered in Philosophy, visit:


Access syllabi for current and past Philosophy courses.


To view a list of current, upcoming, & recent course schedules, including instructors & class times, click here

To access past course schedules, click here.

Interdisciplinary Programs

Several unique opportunities for interdisciplinary study that are often of interest to students in philosophy are available. These are Artificial Intelligence, Environmental Ethics, and Women's Studies.


Dr. Thanassis Samaras serves as undergraduate coordinator and Dr. Sarah Wright is the undergraduate advisor. For appointments with either, please use the new Sage system at:  If you do not see either of these professors listed as your Sage contacts, you please e-mail them directly. 


Sign up for our Philosophy Listserv for info about events, calls for papers, or general announcements.

Careers in Philosophy

The study of Philosophy opens up many career opportunities. Information and advice on careers in philosophy is available via UGA's Career Center.