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This is the Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy degree page in the Social Sciences department at the University of Houston-Downtown.
Philosophy majors study the history of Western thought and the fundamental theories and institutions of Western society and beyond. Beyond the study of major influencers and movements, The Philosophy program at UHD emphasizes the application of philosophies to address social and political issues.
About the Program
Graduates who earn a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy will have the ability to offer detailed examination of texts, conceptualize and execute research projects, and communicate effectively. These and other competencies will be developed through the study of such topics as:
The study of philosophy develops a student’s capacity for critical thinking, data analysis, and persuasion. These and related abilities, like innovation and problem solving, are attractive to employers. Philosophy graduates secure jobs in varied sectors, including:
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