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Preparation of students following the concentration in philosophy to acquire philosophical skills and to become accomplished in those traits of philosophical thought that will serve well in future careers and endeavors in the further study of philosophy or related disciplines at the graduate level, the study and practice of law, and careers in the corporate world, public education and public service.  These skills and traits include:

  • Encouragement of philosophy students to combine their formal studies in philosophy with an additional major or minor in another field
  • Encouragement of philosophy students to acquire facility in a second language to the intermediate level or higher
  • Encouragement of philosophy students to become involved with CAVE, CLIC, Associated Student government or other co-curricular organization
  • Encouragement of philosophy students to gain initiation into the student honor society, Phi Sigma Tau
  • Encouragement of philosophy students to study abroad
  • Encouragement of philosophy students to begin planning their goals and accomplishments soon after declaring the major in philosophy