Philosophy

Philosophy

You have an admiration for the great thinkers throughout human history who defined their times and left behind legacies for future generations. 

About Philosophy 

Philosophy will allow you to stretch your mind and imagination by examining some of the most difficult problems of human existence. By building analytical skills related to meaning, value, and argumentation, you will be equipped for a surprising range of opportunities in fields such as linguistics, computer science, medical ethics, or law.

Possible Careers

College administrator
Corporate manager
Diplomat
Economic and community development manager
Entrepreneur
Foreign affairs analyst
Humanitarian services coordinator
Lawyer
Professor
Public policy analyst

 

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001
  • 3 hours completed in a general education analytical reasoning course
  • 2.5 GPA required for Psychology, Communication Disorders, Secondary Education: English, Secondary Education: History, Secondary Education: French, and Secondary Education: Spanish majors

Email hss@lsu.edu or call 225-578-3141 for more information.

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Degree

B.A., Bachelor of Arts


Course Load by Subject Area

  • Electives: ⚫︎⚫︎⚫︎
  • Communication: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Foreign Language: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Social Studies: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎

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