A career-relevant discipline that prepares you for graduate or professional school as well as workplace opportunities, philosophy fosters critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities, intellectual curiosity, adaptability to changing circumstances, and excellent communication skills, solid attributes essential for success in today's highly competitive and challenging marketplace.
Theoretical as well as practical, philosophy serves as a stimulus for igniting thought that leads to enterprising solutions for real-world problems. Through your coursework, you'll delve into the past as you study classic philosophers and focus on the future as you examine contemporary issues impacting our world.
Personal attention, faculty collaborations and interdisciplinary opportunities are at the forefront of our program. You'll have opportunities to supplement classroom studies with self-directed exploration, including independent study projects, internships, and study abroad.
An excellent companion field of study, philosophy supports and enhances the disciplines of psychology, English, communications, theater, economics, business, and computer science. Because it has a moderate number of course requirements, it is often chosen as a second major or minor.
Offered as a major and minor.