Minor in Philosophy

Philosophy deals with basic questions from all areas of life and thought—science, religion, art, morality and politics—and helps you refine your views on these subjects. A minor in philosophy may be helpful if your plans include graduate study or a career in fields such as medicine, law, theology or public service.

Philosophy students are highly successful in gaining admittance to:

  • law schools
  • medical schools
  • graduate schools of management
  • theological seminaries

What can I do with a degree in Philosophy?

Some philosophy students go to graduate school and become professional philosophers, but most pursue careers in areas such as:

  • law
  • medicine
  • theology
  • business
  • government
  • public service 

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Dr. Joy Dworkin
Department Chair, Department of English and Philosophy
Kuhn Annex Room 104
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625.9647