Hiram College

A firm foundation for the future

Minoring in philosophy is like minoring in thinking. You’ll develop analytic and argumentative skills as you reflect on humankind’s toughest questions. A Hiram education ensures that students have been exposed to studies across many disciplines and graduate with the critical thinking skills needed to enter a variety of career fields or graduate school. Our study-abroad opportunities also allow philosophy minors to explore other cultures, examine philosophical issues through the study of works and film, attend conferences and plan enriching social activities.

Types of careers our students pursue

The depth and breadth of Hiram’s program ensures that our students are well prepared for the future. Whether you wish to attend graduate school or launch your profession directly upon graduation frin G Hiram, you’ll have a number of options.

Some graduate schools our alumni have recently attended include:

  • Boston University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Duquesne University

Some job fields our graduates have entered:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Social justice
  • Bioethics
  • Journalism
  • Health Care Administration

The strong critical thinking skills that philosophy minors develop can be used in more professions including:

  • Human resources/compliance
  • Teaching
  • Ministry
  • Neuroethics
  • Bioethics