In the Department of Philosophy, we'll teach you how to examine a complex problem,
analyze its internal logic, question assumptions, and approach solutions from unique
What Can You Do with a Philosophy Degree?
The question is, what can't you do with a philosophy degree? Every profession needs
people who can think logically and communicate effectively. Philosophy majors are
sought after in fields like law, medicine and business. Philosophy majors, on average,
outperform other majors on the GRE, LSAT and GMAT, making it a great second--or first--major
if you're interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree. If you think a
double major might be for you, we recommend you speak to your regular academic advisor
as well as our faculty advisor in philosophy and we encourage you to apply today.
Help When You Need It
We're dedicated to your success. In addition to the academic success resources the university offers, our faculty is available to work with you outside the classroom.
You may need a little extra help with class material, or you may enjoy our Philosophy
Colloquia, which is offered three times per semester given by faculty outside the
If you are interested in seeing the required and suggested course sequences on the
path to graduation with a major in philosophy, see these semester by semester maps of the philosophy major. (You will need to click on the current one.) Please contact your academic advisor
for assistance in the application of specific coursework to a program of study and
for help planning for upcoming semesters.