Philosophy and Business

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Program Type
Est. Time to Complete
4 Years
School of the Arts, Communication and Global Studies
Delivery Mode
On Campus
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Combine an Interest in Business with Complex Decision-Making in the Philosophy and Business Program.

If you're someone with an interest in business who has clear viewpoints and can handle complex decision-making, this dynamic program is for you. The Philosophy and Business program at York College opens doors to a world of career opportunities - any business benefits from hiring those who evaluate ethical perspectives, have critical-thinking skills, question assumption, and provide (intuitive or insightful) observations and analysis about how a business is constructed.

Philosophy and Business Courses

Your class schedule will include core courses for your major, Gen Next general education classes, and electives. 

Course NameCourse CodeCredits
Modern Value ChainSCM 1003 Credits
Legal Environment of BusinessBUS 2603 Credits
Cross-Cultural CommunicationINT 2603 Credits
Ethics in Theory and Practice PHL 3403 Credits
Professional EthicsPHL 3423 Credits


Careers in Philosophy and Business

These are just a few of the many career opportunities available to graduates of the Philosophy and Business program:

Nonprofit Manager

Business Consultant Entrepreneur

Policy Analyst

Human Resources Manager

Fundraising Director

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Meet the Faculty

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Rory Kraft
Rory Kraft, Ph.D.
Wolf Hall, Room 206A
School of the Arts, Communication and Global Studies
Walter Stepanenko
Walter Stepanenko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
School of the Arts, Communication and Global Studies

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Anyone can ask “Why?” But philosophy majors can respond with clear viewpoints, sound arguments, plus the ability to handle complex decision-making. It’s no wonder employers seek out philosophy graduates. Philosophy is the kind of major anyone can benefit from, because everyone needs to be able to express their thoughts, understand the viewpoints of others, and critically evaluate intellectual problems.