Philosophy Dual Degree Programs
Interested in the connections between AI and philosophy of mind? Or learning the symbolic logic behind coding? Or delving into debates in applied ethics concerning the treatment of animals, or the environment?
CS + Philosophy Dual Degree
Fact: With the exception of philosophy majors, CS students are currently the highest represented major in Purdue's philosophy courses. Whether you're pondering the nature of the human mind or experimenting in machine learning, whether you're developing a philosophical argument or developing new innovations in computer technology, you need strong analytical skills and the tools to think creatively.
A dual degree in Computer Science and Philosophy offers students the opportunity to complement their technical expertise with the writing and communication skills cultivated by studying philosophy and coveted by the job market; and to complement your conceptual creativity with the practical experience of learning and working with a variety of computer technologies before exploring the job market.
The plan of study for a CS+PHIL dual degree allows students to earn both degrees in 4 years, while adding the Humanities training STEMM industries look for in candidates, and necessary for a job market increasingly in need of people who can interact with artificial intelligence!
Data Science + Philosophy Dual Degree
The scope and pace of technological innovation in data science magnifies the importance for reflection and critique - two among many of the skills philosophers have been cultivating for millennia.
The plan of study for a Data Science+PHIL dual degree allows students to earn both degrees in 4 years, while adding a depth of understanding in the issues surrounding data science to your skills in analysis and visualization in high demand by many employers in diverse industries today!