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Ask the big questions.

What is the best way to live? What is the meaning of life? Do human beings have fee will? By choosing to major in Philosophy, you can engage in courses that ask these important life questions and emerge ready to take your analytical thinking skills into a rewarding career path.

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At-a-Glance

  • 120 credit hours
  • Choose a concentration: General, Law, Justice, & Society, or Religion
  • Excel at critical thinking, communication, and writing
  • Engaging courses with caring professors
  • Preparation to succeed in a variety of careers
  • Excellent foundation for graduate school

Think. Write. Communicate.

Philosophy teaches these highly employable skills to prepare students for a wide range of important careers, from government and law to education and marketing. Our majors can choose to concentrate in Law, Justice, and Society or Religion, or they study philosophy broadly with the General track. We invite you to join our community of dedicated learners and deep thinkers!

Choose Your Path

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Choose Your Path

Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • Law
  • Government
  • Business Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Content Writing and Copy Editing
  • Marketing
  • And many more!

Leverage Your Degree

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Leverage Your Degree

Philosophy continues to be one of the smartest routes to enter graduate school. Philosophy majors earn among the highest average scores on the LSAT, the GRE, and the GMAT—and get accepted to a diversity of graduate programs, including law school and business school. They work in fields that make an impact in our society, such as legislature, public and civil law, business administration, private firms, and higher education teaching and research. Here are just a few pathways open to our graduates:

  • B.A. Philosophy + M.B.A. = Executive
  • B.A. Philosophy + M.A.T. = Educator/Administrator
  • B.A. Philosophy + M.Div. = Pastor/Theologian
  • B.A. Philosophy + J.D. = Attorney
  • B.A. Philosophy + M.S.W. = Therapist

A Community of Learning

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A Community of Learning

Philosophy classes at UWG are small to allow for engaging discussion. You will be able to interact closely with fellow students and experienced faculty, who have published on various issues from across the spectrum of philosophy. Our majors get to know each other well and have a strong community both inside and outside the classroom. We are excited to meet you!

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Administrative Assistant: Deyonca Grimes
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