Majors and Minors
The major in Philosophy emphasizes an analytic approach to philosophical questions, which trains students to understand and evaluate arguments and to think and write precisely and clearly.
The Philosophy department offers a minor course of study, which may be completed in conjunction with any other major.
These new emphases within the philosophy major are designed to prepare students for entry into law school or medical school.
Cognitive Science, among some of the newest majors that UC Davis offers, encompasses courses from the departments of Philosophy, Psychology, Linguistics and Statistics.