Special Opportunities

Senior Thesis

The Senior Thesis is the culminating work of students majoring in Philosophy and the goal is for students to produce a paper of high quality and distinction.

Summer Scholars

The Summer Scholars Program at Roanoke College is a grant program that enables qualified students to conduct intensive, independent research for eight to twelve weeks during the summer.

Independent Studies & Independent Research

Independent studies provide students with a practical application of their particular majors or more specialized study in a particular area.

Ethics Bowl

The Ethics Bowl is a state-wide contest where students compete in giving solutions to ethical dilemmas presented in case studies.

Zeno Contest

The Zeno Contest is a critical thinking contest sponsored by the Religion and Philosophy Department every year in the first part of the spring semester.

May Term

May Term is approximately a three week period during which students can participate in a wide array of Intensive Learning opportunities, including travel courses as well as on-campus courses.

Study Abroad

Roanoke College offers many study abroad programs that allow students to earn academic credit while outside the United States.