StudentsReview ™ :: What is Business and Philosophy Really?

-or-
Search for Colleges by Region
 

or within distance of city





  Who's got the Best (variable)?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


What is Business and Philosophy Really?

In theory what is it?

The theory of my majors are quite different. The theory of a business major is to provide me with an understanding of all aspects of the business world. It allows me to evaluate the individual components of business and how to improve upon various aspects and get involved in these respective ways. The theory of my philosophy major is to provide me with an understanding of the world and why things may be the way they are.

What is it used for?

Business is used to start companies with hopes to make them successful or to become a part of a company to contribute to its further success. On the other hand, I believe that my philosophy major should not be treated as a means to an end, but rather evaluated for what it is. It helps the mind see worldly things from a rational perspective, and it guides you to examine everything around you.

What does the major actually entail - work-wise?

My business major entails work that lets the students examine hypothetical real-life situations and act upon them. The extent of my knowledge, however, is limited, since my experience thus far has only included pre-requisite courses (I am entering the business school this semester). For philosophy, the schoolwork includes lectures, reading, and writing many essays.

What kind of jobs do you get with it?

With a business major, there are jobs available in the business field in every respect. With a philosophy major, there are not many available jobs.

What are the fellow students like (personalitywise) in it?

With business, my fellow students are extremely bright, witty, and competitive. With philosophy, they are bright as well, but more relaxed and less competitive

Common Misconceptions

A common misconception about majoring in business is that the work includes no independent thought and that it merely trains you to follow a particular system. This is not true at all - creativity is the key to being a successful businessman. A common misconception about majoring in philosophy is that it is very easy and that you do not have to worry about going to class. These are terribly false as well - the philosophy courses I have taken have been the most challenging courses I have faced at Emory. The essay topics are challenging and writing a quality paper takes a lot of hard work. Going to class is vital to succeeding as well - not only are they very informative, but the professors are extremely intelligent and interesting; by not going to class you cheating yourself out of a valuable resource.
42

More from StudentsReview:

What is Philosophy Really?When analyzed into its Greek morphemes, the word "philosophy" literally means "love of wisdom", but it would be a mistake to infer that this is an apt description of contemporary…read→
+
What is Business Administration Really?By D. Lau"An X-year guide in how to run and operate a business." Most accredited universities and colleges seem to lump "business administration" as a big umbrella major with several concentrations ranging…read→
+

Business - Management and Administration Major unemployment rate

_Business - Management and AdministrationAll Majors
Unemployed%8%8
Minimum Wage%3%4
All Others%88%87
More: Unemployment for all Majors *** not counting stay at home parents *** not counting those currently in grad school

Are things going well in Business - Management and Administration?

Going Well%84
Not Going Well%16
More: All Majors Satisfaction ??? This is a social "life satisfaction" question. Overall, would people who graduated with a degree in Business - Management and Administration say that their life is going well? It could be interpreted in terms of stress, salary, long hours, future prospects, etc. *** not counting those currently in grad school

Graduates who stayed in Business - Management and Administration

Still in Field%68
Got out%32
More: All Majors Still in field ??? A high "got out" percentage can be interpreted a couple of ways -- for instance, perhaps the major is a great stepping stone to becoming a totally different career -- like a doctor. Or perhaps the jobs one gets with the major just aren't that great. *** not counting those currently in grad school
I am the First Batch of MastersI am the First Batch of Masters of Global Management from Royal Roads University I graduated from this 18 months program in 2013 with the internship option. I was successful with an internship which eventuallyRead reviewBusiness - ManagemenRoyal Roads University Reviews
+
I attended Cornell's business school (the Johnson School)I attended Cornell's business school (the Johnson School) in the early 1980's, so I have a perspective on how it has benefitted my career. You appreciate the whole Cornell experience more and more as theRead reviewBusiness - ManagemenCornell University Reviews
+
As you know with the red color aroundAs you know with the red color around my comment, I am a very disgruntled alum of USC's Marshall Business School. I'm not surprised to see many other Marshall grads post negative or neutral commentsRead reviewBusiness - ManagemenThe University of Southern California Reviews
4
Trump's wall is a gift to the drug cartelsBy CNN.com - RSS Channel - HP HeroThe tricks of the multibillion-dollar drug business include using drones, submarines, ultralight planes and even frozen sharks to transport product across the US-Mexico border. Just consider that in 2016, USread→
+
I am posting this for anyone whoI am posting this for anyone who is considering attending Keiser University's online program in the hopes that they will consider other universities so they won't end up in the situation I am in currently.Read reviewBusiness - ManagemenKeiser University Ft Lauderdale Reviews
1
New Year's Eve celebrations: Watch the fireworks as London joins world in welcoming 2019By Yahoo News - Latest News & HeadlinesLondon has welcomed 2019 with a dazzling firework display and the chimes of Big Ben. Some 100,000 ticket-holders lined the banks of the Thames to watch 70,000 projectiles made up of eightread→
+
Geneseo not only has a great reputationGeneseo not only has a great reputation for great professor and students, it is also a social networking dream. It is so easy to join a club, sports team, greek organization and get to knowRead reviewBusiness - ManagemenThe State University of New York College - Geneseo Reviews
+