Chico State


Philosophy is a first choice for students who want to develop an ability to think clearly and reason well, and who want to find answers to life's most important questions. If you enjoy deeply engaging discussions about God, reality, ethics, politics, and religion, then the philosophy major (or minor) is for you.

Philosophy is very useful as an undergrad degree. If you’re interested in going on to graduate school, law school, seminary, or business administration programs, the skills that you develop as a philosophy major can help you compete for admission to these programs.

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Philosophy Department

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ARTS 369

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