- Interested to get to the bottom of things?
- A good writer?
- A careful reader?
- Looking for an intellectual challenge?
Then perhaps you should give philosophy a try.
You should also know:
- If you’re thinking about law school, philosophy majors do better on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) than:
- Political science majors,
- English majors, or
- History majors
- If you’re thinking about medical school, philosophy majors do better on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) than:
- Biology majors,
- Health science majors, or
- Nursing majors
Wondering why that is? Want to find out why? Take one of our classes. Check out what the students’ Philosophy Club is doing. Stop by and have a chat with one of our faculty members.
There’s always something interesting going on in the Philosophy Department.
– Stuart Rachels
Specializations for majors and minors. Many of our majors and minors complete their requirements with a variety of philosophy courses; others choose to specialize by completing either The Mind & Brain Specialization or The Jurisprudence Specialization. Completing all the courses for a given track constitutes a minor in philosophy; to complete the major, several additional courses are required.
Student awards. There are three departmental awards presented each spring:
Frequently asked questions: