Welcome to the Undergraduate Program at LUC Philosophy!
Our philosophy undergraduate programs prepare students for successful careers in a wide variety of fields, and it is well-documented that philosophy undergraduates are extremely competitive in applications for law school, medical school, and other graduate programs. (See BA in Philosophy for further information.) We pride ourselves in our diverse department, with deep strengths in multiple traditions of philosophy and an extensive range of course offerings, which are relevant to many different professions and interests.
We offer several different undergraduate major and minor programs within the department. In addition to the general Philosophy Major, there are four optional specialized major programs to choose from. Options for minor programs include the general Philosophy Minor, the Minor in Ethics and Moral Philosophy, as well as the interdisciplinary Bioethics Minor.
You can learn more about how to apply to our programs, as well as recent course offerings here on our website. Feel free to reach out to our Undergraduate Program Director, Dr. Richard Kim with any questions.
Undergraduate Alumni Spotlight: Sumaya NoushConor Beath, MA student in the Philosophy department, catches up with alum Sumaya Noush about her experience as a philosophy major at Loyola as well as her current pursuits as a health care lawyer. Read the full interview here.
Undergraduate Alumni Spotlight: MaryKate BrueckRecently, Jennifer Parks (Philosophy and Bioethics Minor faculty) sat down with graduating senior in philosophy (and winner of the Philosophy Department's Outstanding Senior Award), MaryKate Brueck, to talk about her future plans and how philosophy helped her reach her goals. Click through for a transcript of the interview.