The philosophy major and minor challenges you to ask big, important questions, engage with some of the most significant minds in history, think critically, and write and express yourself clearly. Our department takes a pluralistic approach, which sharpens your ability to understand and analyze concepts, question injustices and logical errors, and think critically about what matters to you. It promotes sustained reflection, clarity in language and argument, and awareness of justice and injustice: critical skills for success in a multicultural world.
This program utilizes a liberal arts core and academic research to give you a competitive edge. Philosophy majors have among the highest scores on tests like the GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, and have the highest earning potential of any field in the humanities. Philosophy students enjoy successful careers in a wide variety of professions, including law, business, medicine, media, information technology, and education.