Associate of Arts in Philosophy

Common Core (28.5-29 Hours): See common core requirements

Foundations (11.5-12 hours)


1.5-2 hours


1 hour

Freshman Writing

3 hours (6 hours if taking EN110 & EN111)

Oral Communications

3 hours


3 hours (6 hours if taking MA101 & MA102)

Understanding Human Nature (13 hours)



3 hours

Social Science with Constitution

3 hours


1 hour


3 hours

Valuing or Social Science (CJ, CT, EC, Ethics, HI, Philosophy, PS, PY, or SO)

3 hours

Exploring the Nature of the Universe

4 hours

Science with Lab

4 hours

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (15-16 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

9 hours

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines.

3 hours

Science: See guidelines.

3-4 hours

Concentration in philosophy (12 Hours)

Four (4) from the following:             

PL101   Introduction to Logic (3)

PL105   Introduction to Philosophy (3)—only if not taken as part of the Common Core.

PL225   Philosophy of Religion (3)

PL303   History of Philosophy I (3)

PL304   History of Philosophy II (3)

PL306   Ethics and the Professions (3)

PL310   Ethics and Leadership (3)

PL311   Study of Knowledge (3)

PL314   World Religions Today (3)

PL160/260/360   Special Problems

PL190/290/390   Special Topics


Electives (To Complete Min. 62 Hours)