Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy and Religious Studies: 
Major: Philosophy

Dowling’s School of Arts and Sciences degree programs are constructed upon a well-rounded core curriculum of arts and humanities, natural science, math, and social sciences. These are the classic building blocks that ensure career versatility in an ever-changing world.

Your philosophy degree will cultivate your ability to think for yourself, assess the arguments of others, and express yourself clearly and convincingly.

You will study ideas from the past as well as the present and will achieve a wider perspective of history and a variety of cultures.

Career Outcomes: For Philosophy Majors

Your Dowling philosophy degree prepares you for diverse careers in law, education, civil service, medicine, journalism, and business or for graduate-level study.

Your communications, analytical, and research skills will qualify you for exciting work in virtually any field.

Below are a number of web pages from other colleges explaining what you can do with the study of philosophy.

Univeristy of North Carolina
http://philosophy.unc.edu/undergraduate-program/why-major-in-philosophy

University of Notre Dame
http://philosophy.nd.edu/undergraduate-program/why-major-in-philosophy/

University of Connecticut
http://www.philosophy.uconn.edu/ugrad/why.htm

University of Missouri
http://philosophy.missouri.edu/undergraduate/why-major-in-philosophy.html

If you are considering a major or minor in Philosophy at Dowling and you would like to talk it over with a faculty member, contact Professor Christian Perring, 631-244-3349 or email or any of our other faculty.”

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