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Philosophy Dept About Us

philosophy image"Philosophy is not a theory but an activity." Ludwig Wittgenstein

Discover the possibilities at Southern Connecticut State University. Our Philosophy Department offers a world-renowned faculty and a wide variety of classes, many of which satisfy university requirements. Students can major in philosophy and receive a Bachelor of Arts degree, or they can pursue a minor in philosophy or religious studies.

Additionally, we offer specialized courses in applied philosophy --courses like Computer Ethics, Bio-Medical Ethics, Business Ethics, Philosophy of Education, and Moral Problems in the Law are generally required courses for other programs offered within the university.

Our faculty members take part in many exciting programs on Southern's campus -- Honors College, interdisciplinary courses, and Women's Studies are a few examples of the extra-curricular programs offered. In addition to these programs, the Philosophy Department plays host to the Metaphilosophy Journal and the Research Center on Computing & Society.

Students who study philosophy learn to think clearly and with autonomy; they become problem-solvers. Step inside our Web site to see what Southern Connecticut State University's Philosophy Department can do for you. You're only a few clicks away from learning about an exciting degree program which can prepare you for an exciting future.

Department Chairperson:


Prof. Armen T. Marsoobian
Office: EN D215B
Phone: (203) 392-6788

Department Secretary:


Mrs. Sheila Magnotti
Office: EN D215A
Phone: (203) 392-6777

The Philosophy Department at Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
Engleman Hall D215A
New Haven, CT • 06515
Phone: (203) 392-6775
Fax: (203) 392-6779