The philosophy department is proud to say that some of the best students at the University of Alabama study here. Should you take a philosophy course? Well, are you:
- 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. Why study Philosophy?
You should also know:
- If you’re thinking about law school, philosophy majors do better on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) (average LSAT scores by major) 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
More information on philosophy majors and the MCAT
- If you’re thinking about graduate school, philosophy majors score the highest on the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) (composite GRE scores by major).
- If you’re thinking about a Masters in Business Administration, philosophy majors do better on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) (average GMAT scores by major) than:
- Economics majors,
- Statistics majors,
- Finance majors,
- Accounting 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