Intellectual Challenges that Lead to Worldview Changes

If you want to develop a broad range of skills that prepare you for a wide variety of intellectual challenges, you should seriously consider becoming a philosophy major. The philosophy major is designed to meet the needs of four classes of students:

  1. those who have no professional interest in philosophy but who wish to approach a liberal education through the discipline of philosophy;
  2. those who want a composite or interdepartmental major in philosophy and the natural sciences, behavioral sciences, humanities, creative arts, or business;
  3. those who want an intensive study of philosophy preparatory to graduate study in some other field, such as law, theology, medicine, or education; and
  4. those who are professionally interested in philosophy and who plan to do graduate work in the field and then to teach or write.

Students with a professional interest in philosophy are urged to give early attention to courses in the history of philosophy sequence, metaphysics and epistemology, logic, and ethics.

For more info, go to our Philosophy & Pre-Law Flier.

View all the possible Careers in Philosophy.

Fall 2022 Philosophy Course Descriptions

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Fall 2021 Philosophy Course Descriptions

Spring 2021 Philosophy Course Descriptions


Philosophy News

Emma Prendergast
Academic | Alumni & Friends | Campus
Millikin Philosophy Graduate awarded prestigious Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
May 18, 2022, 9:45am
Emma Prendergast '14 receives honor in support of dissertation Millikin University alumna Emma Prendergast, Class of 2014, has been named one of 22 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral...
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Millikin University Moot Court
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Student Attorneys honored at 2022 Moot Court Competition
March 25, 2022, 11:00am
Millikin team takes second overall; Student Collin Budd named Most Outstanding Attorney Millikin University student attorneys were recognized for their work at the 2022 Model Illinois...
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Jennifer Watson
Alumni & Friends | Career Center | Community
Millikin alum, former state's attorney, appointed to Illinois Finance Authority
October 14, 2021, 2:30pm
Jennifer Watson '93 to serve on Illinois Finance Authority Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker recently appointed Millikin University graduate Jennifer Watson, Class of 1993, to serve as a...
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