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Philosophy Degree

Associate in Arts

Philosophy for Transfer*

The associate in Arts in Philosophy for Transfer prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree. Successful completion to the transfer degree in Philosophy guarantees the student acceptance to a California State University to pursue a baccalaureate degree. The transfer degree prepares students who plan to teach philosophy, or who plan to study theology or law, and establishes a foundation for graduate studies in the areas of liberal arts, critical theory, international relations, cognitive science and specialized historical studies.

Major requirements:
Philosophy 106/106H, Introduction to Philosophy--3 units

Philosophy 108, Ethics--3 units
Philosophy 111, Introductory Logic--4

 

Select one (1) course from the following list (List A):

Philosophy 110/110H, Critical Thinking--4 units

Philosophy 112, World Religions--3 units

Philosophy 118, History of Philosophy--3 units

 

Select two (2) courses from the following (List B)

An additional course from List A (may not be used to satisfy the requirements in List A)

Philosophy 115, Philosophy of Religion--3
 

Select one (1) course from the following (List C)

An additional course from List A or B (may not be a course used to satisfy the requirements in List A or B.

Philosophy 120, Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy--3

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Total required = 19-20

Associate in Arts

Philosophy*

The associate degree curriculum in philosophy prepares students to move into a curriculum at a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree. The baccalaureate degree is intended for those students who plan to teach philosophy, or for pre-professional students in such areas as theology and law, and as a foundation for graduate studies in the areas of library science, diplomacy, theoretical physical science and specialized historical studies.

Major requirements:

Course
Philosophy 106/106H, Introduction to Philosophy--3 units

Philosophy 108, Ethics--3 units
Philosophy 110/110H, Critical Thinking--4 units 

OR  
Philosophy 111, Introductory Logic--4 units
Philosophy 112, World Religions--3 units

Philosophy 118, History of Philosophy--3 units

Electives--6 units
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Total required = 22 units

 

 

A minimum of six elective units to be selected from the following:

Art 101, 102; English 271, 272; History 101/101H; Library and Information Studies 103; Music 101/101H; Psychology 100/100H.

 

*Information from the 2014-2015 Santiago Canyon College catalog.

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