New Online Undergrad Philosophy Program

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by Jacob Perry, May 18, 2012.

  1. Jacob Perry

    Jacob Perry New Member

    It's UNC Greensboro. From Inside Higher Ed:

  2. Bruce

    Bruce Moderator

    Very cool, nice catch!
  3. Paidagogos

    Paidagogos Member

    Good news! That is a great school here in North Carolina.
  4. japhy4529

    japhy4529 House Bassist

    Wow! This is very interesting. Hmm, another degree for me to add to the wish list. Thanks! :ugh2:
  5. NMTTD

    NMTTD Active Member

  6. CalDog

    CalDog New Member

    Just to follow up on the Original Post, UNC-Greensboro apparently does not offer online degrees in Philosophy at this time. They currently do have an "Online Philosophy" webpage, but it only mentions online courses -- not online degrees:

    Perhaps the "pending approval of the university system’s general administration" was never actually received. Interestingly, the address of the UNC-Greensboro "Online Philosophy" webpage is:

    The address obviously suggests that the "Online Philosophy" page was intended for an online philosophy degree program. But for whatever reason, the degree part has not happened.
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  7. Julie1014

    Julie1014 New Member

  8. Jacob Perry

    Jacob Perry New Member

    I find it curious that after years in the online wilderness, philosophy degrees are suddenly popular (relatively speaking).
  9. emmzee

    emmzee New Member

    Yet the job prospects in philosophy remain terrible ...

    (Says the guy doing a second masters in theology ...)
  10. Jacob Perry

    Jacob Perry New Member

    That's perhaps what makes it even more curious.
  11. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator

    What makes you think it's sudden?
  12. NMTTD

    NMTTD Active Member

    I would absolutely love to do a degree in philosophy. But it really doesn't have much use for me beyond being really interesting and maybe making me think about things differently, sharpening my thinking skills, honing my ethics, what have you. But I'm not in a position to do a degree just because it's interesting and I want to. Maybe someday......
  13. emmzee

    emmzee New Member

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