Unlocking Perspectives: Philosophy and Humanities

Embark on a transformative journey with UVU's Department of Philosophy and Humanities. Dive deep into the fundamental questions of human existence and explore the myriad forms of human creativity.

Develop critical thinking, effective communication, and cultural adaptability. Ready to broaden your understanding of the world? Enroll now!



CHSS Graduation Convocation Ceremony

Humanities and Social Sciences Convocation

Date: May 3, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: UVU Orem Campus, UCCU Center

Personalized ceremony for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, where graduates are honored and hear from speakers.

Graduation Information   

Associate Degrees
Bachelor's Degrees
Online Degree

Delve into the depths of thought with UVU's Department of Philosophy and Humanities. With degrees from 60-120 credits, minors from 18-21 credits, and certificates from 18 credits, there's a path for everyone!

Student Testimonials


The UVU Philosophy Program offers transformative education with dedicated faculty, empowering students to excel and explore diverse perspectives.

Kaitlyn Russell

Kaitlyn Russell


As a USC law student alum and UVU philosophy alum, I affirm UVU's rigorous program, vital for LSAT and law school. It enhances critical thinking, essential for legal success and beyond.

Courtney Whittier

Courtney Whittier


The UVU philosophy program honed my critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills, guiding my success as regional director of Strategic Accounts.

Jessica Awtrey

Jessica Awtrey


As a director of Grant Development at UVU, I find my philosophy degree deeply rewarding. It taught me how to think critically, appreciate diverse perspectives, and informs my research today.

Ethan Sproat

Ethan Sproat



Unlock Your Personal Roadmap to Success

Begin an extraordinary academic adventure alongside our philosophy and humanities advisor! Let us guide you through the intricacies of academia to unlock your true capabilities.

Schedule your appointment with the advisor today to embark on a path toward academic success!

Find your advisor  
Advisor Rocky Williamson

"As a UVU academic advisor, I’m driven by seeing students thrive. Guiding them through challenges, discovering strengths, and achieving goals brings me joy. Let’s make your university journey extraordinary together!"

– Rocky Williamson, Academic Advisor
College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Explore the International Honor Society in Philosophy at UVU, fostering student engagement and scholarly discourse in philosophy.

Phi Sigma Tau

UVU Philosophy Club: Keep up with club news and events on Instagram.

Philosophy Club

Student Publication: Publish and work on the editorial team.


G. Lawrence Anderson UVU Undergrad Philosophy Conference: Igniting minds, inspiring ideas.

Philosophy Conference

Dive into interdisciplinary dialogues on art, culture, and theory.

Humanities Symposium

Discover comprehensive resources for prospective and current students to support your academic journey at UVU. Explore now!

Student Resources

Connect with our dedicated faculty and staff members.

Faculty and Staff

Explore ethics education and diverse perspectives with the Center for the Study of Ethics (CSE) at UVU.

Ethics Center

Explore UVU's influence with recent grads thriving in diverse, advanced studies.