2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Jan 20, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Philosophy Option, Social Sciences, A.A.


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This option prepares students for transfer to a four-year college Philosophy Program in preparation for academic professions such as teaching or scholarly research/writing. Skills developed in this program are highly valued in many types of employment such as Law, Business, Bioethics, Nursing, Education, Religious Ministry, Employee Relations, Government, Technical Writing and Publishing.

Graduates of this program will be able to:


  • Assess critically arguments found in public discourse, using deductive and inductive logic and other critical thinking techniques
  • Develop a metaphysical, epistemological, ethical, and/or religious synthesis in the formulation of their own opinions
  • Present ideas clearly in written form about difficult issues, such as life and death, truth and reality

Requirements


General Education - 45-48 credits


As described in the General Education  section of the catalog and as identified below:

Highly recommended:

Career Studies - 12 credits as follows:


Elective - 0-3 credits


Total credits required for degree: 60


Program Code for registration: SSPHI


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Suggested Sequence - Social Sciences Program A.A. Degree Philosophy Option


The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term


Total credits: 12-16


Semester 2 - Spring Term


Total credits: 15-16


Semester 3 - Fall Term


Total credits: 16


Semester 4 - Spring Term


Total credits: 15-16


Sequence Notes:


(1) A minimum of 12 credits is required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

Transfer Information


For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Degree Audit Information


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