Criteria for Promotion

Course Organization

Campus Resources

Office of Information Technology

Tutoring and Student Resources

  • Office of Academic Advising
  • Rutgers Learning Center
    • Phone: (856) 225-6442
    • Location: 231 Armitage Hall (The RCLC is inside of the Center for Learning and Student Success which is to the right as you face the second floor elevators.Hours of Operation (Spring 2014 Term Hours): Monday-Thursday 8:30am – 7pm, Tutoring by Appointment at Towers Residence Hall from 7pm-9pm, Friday 8:30am-5pm

  • Rutgers Student Affairs
    Phone: (856) 225-2825

Sample Syllabi

Student Learning Outcomes

All Philosophy and Religion students should learn to:

  • Think critically and creatively
  • Read and interpret complex and significant texts
  • Write clearly and effectively
  • Make clear and convincing arguments, including in response to arguments of others
  • Develop oral communication skills through effective and well-organized presentations and productive classroom participation
  • Conduct independent research involving primary and secondary sources

These additional goals are geared to students’ specific choice of major:

Religion Majors

  • Understand a variety of  methods for the study of religion.
  • Understand basic history, concepts, beliefs, and practices of both eastern and western religions.

Philosophy Majors

  • Make effective use of formal logic and understand types of non-deductive argument and their evaluation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of major issues and fields of philosophy, different approaches and styles of philosophy, major authors, and the history of philosophy