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University of Dallas

Academic Year: 
2019 - 2020

Department Name

Department of Philosophy

Department Chair

Chad Engelland, Ph.D.,
Department Chair, Graduate Director, M.A. Program in Philosophy, Associate Professor, Philosophy Department

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Terminal Masters, Non-Terminal Masters

Online Degrees

Ph.D. None, Masters None

Areas of Specialization Offered

Aesthetics, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Law, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, History & Philosophy of Science (HPS), History / Traditions, Early Modern Philosophy (17th & 18th Century), Continental/European Philosophy (including Kant), History of Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 19th/20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
3
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
10
Teaching Assistantships:
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
7
Other Financial Information:
n/a

Faculty


Members

Chad Engelland, Associate Professor; Graduate Director, MA Program
William A. Frank, Full Professor
Rev. James L. Lehrberger, O. Cist., Associate Professor
Christopher V. Mirus, Associate Professor
Cynthia Nielsen, Associate Professor
Joshua Parens, Full Professor, Graduate Dean; Graduate Director, PhD Program
Jonathan J. Sanford, Full Professor; University Provost
Dennis L. Sepper, Full Professor
Lance Simmons, Associate Professor
Matthew Walz, Associate Professor
Robert E. Wood, Full Professor
Thomas Hibbs, Full Professor; University President

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Medieval Philosophy, Thomas Aquinas, Continental Philosophy

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$14,400
Out of State: 
$14,400
Number of Required Courses: 
22
Additional Information: 
PhD students enjoy a full-tuition scholarship for the duration of the program

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA Required?: 
No
GPA: 
3.40
Letters of Recommendation: 
2
GRE Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Essay of Interest in Program, Autobiographical Essay

Master's


Program Strengths

Medieval Philosophy, Thomas Aquinas, Continental Philosophy

Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
8
Additional Information: 
Tuition is $2,025 per course

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
GPA: 
3.00
Letters of Recommendation: 
2
GRE Required?: 
Yes
GPA Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Autobiography, Essay on Interest in Program

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
Yes
Non-Terminal Master's: 
Yes

Placement