Why Major in Philosophy?
There are also quite practical reasons for majoring in philosophy. Philosophy majors nationally score well on the law and medical schools and their admission rates in these disciplines is quite high compared to other majors. This is in part no doubt because philosophy is the only major in the university that focuses primarily on analyzing arguments. The ability to follow and critically evaluate verbal and written arguments is a skill essential for success in most professions and careers and something that will remain with graduates long after they finished their education. (Please see Philosophy Majors and Law School for statistics.) UAB philosophy majors have gone on to pursue numerous interesting careers.(Please see the Departmental Newsletter for a list of alumni and their careers.) Additionally, there have been a number of famous philosophy majors.
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Benefits of a Philosophy Major
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More Links About Majoring in Philosophy
Huffington Post: "The Unexpected Way Philosophy Majors Are Changing The World Of Business"
The Atlantic: "Why Study Philosophy? 'To Challenge Your Own Point of View'"