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. As a philosophy major, you’ll study the abiding questions facing humankind: What is the nature of God? Why be moral? Is there an afterlife? What is truth and justice? But you’ll also have extensive instruction in building practical skills that mold you into an ideal candidate for post-graduate studies in law, medicine, business, and more.