Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

1920s

  • 1928 Courses in religion first offered

    Professor W. N. Hicks taught the first courses in religion. Although the courses were listed in the 1927-1928 college catalog, they were not taught before Hicks became an assistant professor in 1928.

1930s

  • 1939 Department of Ethics and Religion

    The department of Ethics is renamed the Department of Ethics and Religion.

1940s

  • 1949 Department of Philosophy and Religion

    The Department of Ethics and Religion is renamed the Department of Philosophy and Religion.

2000s

  • 2009 Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

    The Department of Philosophy and Religion is renamed the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.