Philosophy - Associate of Arts Degree
The Associate of Arts in Philosophy at Crafton Hills College is designed to meet the needs of students transferring to a four-year university and intend to major in philosophy, religious studies or a related field of study. The degree is also designed for those interested in broadening their knowledge and understanding of the most influential philosophical thinkers and theories.
Students must complete at least six (6) units from the following courses:
Total Credit Hours: 18.00
Lower division requirements for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in this field may differ from associate degree requirements. Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring. See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www.assist.org.
A student receiving a degree in this field will be able to:
- Demonstrate an ability to recognize, analyze, and evaluate philosophical theories and arguments using logical reasoning and critical thinking skills.
- Demonstrate an ability to properly research philosophical ideas and information using credible sources to substantiate arguments and beliefs.
- Demonstrate an ability to write carefully constructed arguments and ideas, paying attention to language, logic, and subtleties of reasoning.
- Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of diverse beliefs, values, and perspectives.