A philosophy degree in which you'll evaluate complex problems, identify and examine underlying principles, investigate issues from diverse perspectives, and clearly communicate your point of view.
Categorize, critique, assess, and compare major figures and movements in the history of philosophy. Apply different theoretical approaches to ethical and other value-oriented issues. Examine, reconstruct, and fairly assess various and opposing arguments on a subject. Present cogent arguments in support of their own philosophical positions. Formulate a thesis, conduct literature review, perform necessary research, and present and defend a defined philosophical position.
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Business Ethics Consultant; Lawyer; Teacher; Policy Analyst; Paralegal
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Cooperative Education and Internships
What’s different about an RIT education? It’s the career experience you gain by completing cooperative education and internships with top companies in every single industry. You’ll earn more than a degree. You’ll gain real-world career experience that sets you apart.
Cooperative education is optional but strongly encouraged for philosophy majors.