Associate in Arts in Philosophy for Transfer (AA-T) Degree

The Associate in Arts-Transfer (AA-T) degree in Philosophy at Crafton Hills College is designed to meet the needs of students transferring to a California State University who intend to major in Philosophy or a related field of study.

Major/Program Requirements

Career and Academic Pathways

Required Core Courses:

PHIL 101 or PHIL 101HIntroduction to Philosophy


PHIL 110Introduction to Logic


Required List A Course

PHIL 105 or PHIL 105HIntroduction to Ethics: Moral Values in Today's Society


Required List B Courses:

PHIL 103 or PHIL 103HCritical Thinking and Argumentation



RELIG 101 or RELIG 101HIntroduction to World Religions



RELIG 113Introduction to Eastern Religions


Required List C Courses:

Students must complete three (3) additional units from the following courses
PHIL 107Social and Political Philosophy


PHIL 109Philosophy of Religion


Total Credit Hours: 20.00

Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring (IGETC or CSUGE Breadth). See a counselor for details.  Information is also available at

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.