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Philosophy

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Major Description

The department believes that fruitful inquiry into philosophical problems must be grounded in an understanding of the history of philosophy and, therefore, not only offers courses in the systematic fields of philosophy (ethics, logic, metaphysics, theory of knowledge, etc.), but also teaches a complete range of courses covering major historical periods.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Writing Communication
  • Research Skills
  • Ethics and Professional Integrity

Possible Career Paths

  • Social/Community Services
  • Education
  • Government
  • Ethics
  • Law
  • Writing
  • Business
  • Religion/Ministry

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Last Updated: 3/29/13