Upon completing a major in philosophy, students are well-equipped for various outcomes, such as furthering their studies in the discipline, or moving on to other career pathes where they can use the critical skills they have developed, such as law. The major program in Philosophy consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours in courses chosen in accordance with the following requirements:
For the most recent version of the Major requirements students should check the Philosophy section of the University Calendar. The following link will take you there: Philosophy program and course descriptions in the University Calendar
Sudents declaring a Major in Philosophy must choose a programme advisor in consultation with the Head of the Department or Undergraduate Officer and the faculty member concerned.
Interested in choosing philosophy as your major?
Students declaring a major in philosophy should contact the Undergraduate Officer, Dr. Seamus O'Neill (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as they have decided to pursue philosophy. Dr. O'Neill will help in the selection of a faculty advisor for the student, an important requirement as you continue in your studies.