Philosophy

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$10,648*

Contemplation: Good for your career

Develop ethical, thoughtful solutions to today’s issues

Embrace wisdom by studying Philosophy at College of Lake County. This fascinating subject strengthens your communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It also helps you contemplate many other subjects, giving you an advantage as you transfer to a 4-year school and earn your bachelor’s degree. With the knowledge needed to ethically—and logically—consider issues, you’re ready to succeed in any workplace.

What can you do with an A.A. in Philosophy?

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Philosophy prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, law, business or related fields, so you're ready to start your career. 

Highlights

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    ENG 121 3
    PHI 121 3
    PHI 125 3
    MTH 140 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 140
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    PHI 126 3
    HUM 141 3
    ANT 221 3
    BIO 140 3
    CMM 121 3
    • Course Code PHI 126
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 141
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ANT 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 140
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ENG 122 3
    PHI 122 3
    PHI 128 3
    ESC 120 4
    SOC 222 3
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 128
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ESC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 222
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    PSY 121 3
    PHI 221 3
    PHI 129 3
    ART 121 3
    SOC 225 3
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 129
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 225
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

60


Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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Philosophy at CLC

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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