UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

Upon successful completion of the BA in Philosophy, UT Dallas students will be able to read, analyze, craft, and communicate ideas and arguments on the basis of a thorough grounding in historical and contemporary traditions in philosophy.

  • Analytic and synthetic reasoning
  • Professional writing
  • Problem-solving
  • Ethical decision-making
  • Critical thinking
  • Close reading and interpretation of texts
  • Conduct textual research
  • Use textual interpretation to support arguments
  • Orally communicating ideas and arguments
  • Ability to have interesting, engaging conversations