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Philosophy Major

Major Overview

37 credits

Why philosophy?
The Philosophy major provides the student with a comprehensive survey of the major figures and themes in the history of philosophy as well as opportunities for in-depth topical studies. This major is recommended for students anticipating graduate work, a career in philosophy or law, various forms of Christian ministry, as well as other vocational and professional careers that require a broad background in philosophy.

Career Options
Economists; government lawyers; mathematicians; news analysts, reporters, and correspondents; postsecondary teachers; public interest advocates

High School Preparation
Comparative Government & Politics; Computer Science; English Literature; European History; Philosophy; Trigonometry; World History

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

For more information contact:

John D. Poling, Ph.D.
Chair, Philosophy Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1416
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1541