Department of Philosophy A degree in Philosophy is valuable for many entry-level positions in business, government, and education. Philosophy is also an excellent pre-law degree. Help support Philosophy Donate Many Philosophy students continue their education, going on to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees. Philosophy Faculty Meet our faculty Faculty Research What’s New Online Graduate Studies Announcements For Students Online Philosophy Degree Information Program Entrance Requirements Faculty Focus Congratulations to Dr. Peter Boltuc, who was recently named Louise Hartman Schewe and Karl Schewe Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences. The investiture ceremony takes place on Thursday, Dec 5, at 4:30 in the Sangamon Auditorium Lobby.