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5 Reasons to Major in Philosophy

Why major in philosophy? Watch the video and read about "How Liberal Arts Majors Fare Over the Long Haul" from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Here are five reasons discussed in this video:

     1. It has intrinsic value.
     2. It's what a liberal arts education ought to be.
     3. Employers are looking for these skills.
     4. Your income expectations are higher than you might think.
     5. It's the ideal springboard degree.