What can I do with a philosophy major?

Short answer: Just about anything!

Longer answer: A philosophy undergraduate degree prepares you to think carefully, to read closely, to identify problems, to develop creative solutions, and to write clearly, concisely, and precisely. In addition to getting the chance to read some great texts from intellectual traditions around the world, you have the opportunity to contribute to an ongoing, global conversation about what really exists, what really matters, who we really are.

Students sometimes worry that a philosophy degree means they gain valuable skills but at the expense of earning potential. This is not the case. If you don't believe me, take a look at some of these sources: