Philosophy & Religion

Cultural and Society

Philosophy & Religion examine the complexities of human nature, the universe and the meaning of our existence. Courses vary in subject matter. Students study the questions pondered for centuries by historical thinkers, such as:

  • Socrates
  • St. Augustine
  • John Locke
  • David Hume
  • Karl Marx
  • Niccolo Machiavelli

Other areas of study within the social sciences such as anthropology and sociology been established to focus on specific theories in philosophy.


GateWay offers several philosophy courses, including PHI101, Introduction to Philosophy. This course explores human nature and the nature of the universe. Additional Philosophy & Religion courses include:

  • World Religions
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Medical Ethics
  • Religion and the Modern World

If you are interested in Philosophy & Religion courses, you may also be interested in English or Arts & Humanities.

Program Location

Washington Campus 

Program Cost

Associate in Arts: $5,774*

*Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.



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