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A Major in Philosophy

Description of Major 

This major educates students about the basic philosophical questions, such as: What is knowledge? What makes something morally wrong? What is the mind?           

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in law, business, education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for philosophy graduates, including:

Advertising Account Manager Investment Counselor
Archivist  Lawyer 
Book Critic  Librarian 
Business Consultant Lobbyist
CIA/FBI Analyst Market Researcher
Claims Examiner Paralegal
Clergy Member Personnel Recruiter
Computer Systems Analyst  Philosopher 
Conflict Resolution Specialist Political Scientist 
Consultant Professor 
Consumer Advocate Public Administrator 
Counselor Public Policy Specialist
Customer Relations Representative Public Relations Specialist
Editor  Public Service Official
Employee Relations Specialist Research Assistant 
Financial Planner Sales/Marketing Representative
Foreign Service Officer Social Worker
Fundraiser Teacher
Government Agency Administrator University Administrator
Human Resources Specialist Writer
Insurance Agent/Broker Youth Counselor