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Examine the principles of human knowledge and conduct

Philosophy affords students a theoretical and practical grasp of the ethical questions that are at the forefront of concern in today's pluralistic society. Delving into questions concerning the very nature of good and evil, the philosophy student probes the basis of ethical judgment and subjects ethical criteria to critical evaluation.

Philosophy is an indispensable part of any liberal arts curriculum because it enhances a student's ability to perceive the relationships among the various fields of study. 

To learn more, download the department's goals and learning objectives.

Further, majoring in Philosophy lays the groundwork for a rewarding life and successful career.

The Philosophy Department also offers its eligible majors an opportunity to complete their degree programs with departmental honors by writing an Honors Thesis in their senior year. You may wish to take a look at the theses past seniors have written