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Philosophy (AA-T) Philosophy, Humanities, and Religious Studies Total Units: 18
Term Effective: Fall 2020

Description:

See the state issued Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) template for any further clarification regarding program requirements.

The Associate in Arts for Transfer in Philosophy is designed to guide the student seeking a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy to fulfill the lower division requirements for that degree.

The Associate in Arts for Transfer in Philosophy degree is designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an ADT are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system and given priority admission consideration to their local CSU campus or to a program that is deemed similar to their community college major. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses. Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.

Students will have to fulfill the following ADT requirements to earn this degree:

  1. Complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    (A) The Inter-segmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements; and
    (B) A minimum of 18 semester units as required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree in Philosophy major.
  2. Obtain an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0
  3. Earn a grade of C or better in all courses required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree in Philosophy major.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify characteristic philosophical issues; and
  2. Identify and critically evaluate philosophical arguments, including the arguments of prominent philosophers from the history of philosophy.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Philosophy (AA-T) program are:

  • Complete 18 units from
    • Philosophy for Transfer Core Requirements
    • Philosophy for Transfer List A Requirements
    • Philosophy for Transfer List B Requirements
    • Philosophy for Transfer List C Requirements

Philosophy for Transfer Core Requirements - complete 6.00 units
PHIL 4Introduction to Symbolic Logic3.00
PHIL 6Introduction to Philosophy3.00
 
Philosophy for Transfer List A Requirements - complete 3.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
PHIL 20History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval3.00
PHIL 21History of Western Philosophy: Modern3.00
 
Philosophy for Transfer List B Requirements - complete 6.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
PHIL 3Critical Thinking3.00
PHIL 5Critical Thinking/Writing3.00
PHIL 20History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval3.00
PHIL 21History of Western Philosophy: Modern3.00
RELS 2World Religions3.00
 
Philosophy for Transfer List C Requirements - complete 3.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
PHIL 3Critical Thinking3.00
PHIL 5Critical Thinking/Writing3.00
PHIL 7Contemporary Moral Issues3.00
PHIL 9Political Philosophy3.00
PHIL 10Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolent Action3.00
PHIL 11Introduction to Asian Philosophy3.00
PHIL 12Environmental Philosophy3.00
PHIL 20History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval3.00
PHIL 21History of Western Philosophy: Modern3.00
RELS 1Introduction to Religious Studies3.00
RELS 2World Religions3.00
RELS 3History of God3.00
RELS 15Islam3.00
RELS 21The Jewish Bible and the Birth of God3.00
RELS 22Jesus and the Invention of Christianity3.00
RELS 32Religion in America3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2020

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Philosophy (AA-T) - effective Fall 2019
Philosophy (AA-T) - effective Fall 2017
Philosophy (AA-T) - effective Fall 2014

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.

Notes:

NOTES: A course used to satisfy the List A requirements cannot be used to satisfy List B or List C. A course used to satisfy the List B requirements cannot be used to satisfy List A or List C. A course used to satisfy the List C requirements cannot be used to satisfy List A or List B.

Contact
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Philosophy, Humanities, and Religious Studies