The study of philosophy works to clarify thinking about questions of fundamental importance, and to improve justification for given answers. We aim to promote student development as independent and critical thinkers and we guide students in their reflective engagement.

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Potential Career Opportunities

Philosophy is a preferred pre-law and pre-medicine major because it develops strong analytic and critical thinking skills. These transferrable skills are essential in other professions, such as information technology, journalism, banking, counseling, non-profit leadership, real estate, law, marketing, consulting, and business leadership.

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Our alumni have gone on to succeed in a wide range of endeavors all over the world. If you majored or minored in one of our Philosophy programs, we would like to hear what you have been up to since graduation.

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Contact the Philosophy Department to learn more about our department, programs, and other opportunities.