Philosophy Program Details
Students majoring in philosophy study historical and contemporary answers to life’s fundamental questions and formulate their own answers. This active learning encourages them to become lifelong learners.
Many Philosophy majors go on to graduate school, in philosophy, law, business, public administration, and even medicine, or have internships and careers in a variety of fields, including:
- Business writing
- Education (higher education)
- Public policy
- Public administration
- Describe and critique alternate conceptions of the world, with an awareness of the power and limits of language to create differences between appearance and reality
- Make clear distinctions between major moral theories of Western thought and apply them
- Using philosophical argument, clarify and move toward resolution of issues of applied ethics and social justice
- Think critically
*Employment projections taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics report for employment category: Education, training, and library occupations.