The Philosophy major prepares you for success across a broad range of fields. This means you can adapt your skill set to meet the demands of your position, whatever it may be. Rather than coming from growth in the economy, general demand for employees through 2016 is expected to primarily come the retirement of the baby boom generation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that overall employment will grow from 150.6 million jobs to 166.2 million jobs by 2016. Learn more.