Philosophy Degree + Certificate

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree

Certificate of Achievement

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree Philosophy 18 Units

The Associate in Arts in Philosophy for Transfer (AA-T) degree is designed as a pathway for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in philosophy or similar major at a California State University (CSU) campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, though not to a particular campus or major.

Required Core Courses (6 units)
PHILO-130: Logic & Critical Thinking 3
and either
PHILO-101: Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHILO-120: Introduction to Ethics 3

List A
Select One (3 units)
Any REQUIRED CORE course not already used 3
PHILO-140: History of Ancient Philosophy 3
PHILO-150: History of Modern Philosophy 3

List B
Select Two (6 units)
Any LIST A course not already used 3
HIST-140: History of Western Civilization to the Renaissance 3
HIST-141: History of Western Civilization Since the Renaissance 3
PHILO-180: Introduction to Philosophy of Religion 3

List C
Select One (3 units)
Any LIST A or B course not already used 3
PHILO-160: Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy 3
PHILO-200: Environmental Ethics 3

Certificate of Achievement Philosophy 12 Units

A certificate of achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of C or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units PHILO-101 Introduction to Philosophy

3 units PHILO-120 Introduction to Ethics

3 units PHILO-130 Logic & Critical Thinking


3 units PHILO-140 History of Ancient Philosophy


3 units PHILO-150 History of Modern Philosophy