The mission of St. Joseph’s College is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement.
For information about specific courses that fulfill core curriculum requirements, consult the current Core Curriculum Guide
36 credits, including 4 specific courses from each department. An additional twelve credits is earned in the discipline of choice (senior thesis as one option). Students who wish to combine this major with a major in another area can explore the possibility of a cross-disciplinary thesis.
Required Philosophy and Religious Studies Courses: 24 Credits
From among our 200/300/400 courses, including at least two courses at the 300/400 level, complete an additional nine credits and a Senior thesis in discipline of focus, or 3 additional credits at the 300 level.