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Philosophy Associate in Arts

You may complete the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree. Competency in a foreign language is not a degree requirement. However, Philosophy majors are strongly urged to complete at least two semesters of French, German, or Spanish. As a Philosophy major, you should seek a broad-based education through careful selection of courses. Consult the faculty advisor for specific guidance.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition 3
English 102, English Composition, or
Communication 101, Introduction to Public Speaking
3
*Humanities/Fine Arts 6
Mathematics 3
*Natural Sciences 3
**Physical Education 200, Healthful Living, or
Physical Education 212, Health and Fitness, or
Physical Education 214, Personal Health
1
Political Science 101, National Government, or
Political Science 102, State Governments, or
History 201, American History to 1865, or
History 202, American History 1865 to Present
3
Social Sciences 3

 

Major Requirements Credit Hours
Requires at least one course in Philosophy (PHIL) 3
General Electives 27

 

Philosophy classes offered at LMC Credit Hours
Philosophy 101, Introduction to Philosophy 3
Philosophy 102, Introduction to Logic 3
Philosophy 215, Introduction to Religious Thought 3
Philosophy 250, Sophomore Seminar in Philosophy 3

 

*From at least two academic disciplines. **Credit hours listed are based on minimum earned. For example, MATH courses have 3, 4, or 5 credits. Please see catalog for courses that have Honors equivalents and meet Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) transfer guidelines. Completion of the MTA requires 30 credits of coursework in the 5 MTA distribution areas. 

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should become familiar with your chosen school’s requirements. See your Academic Advisor for assistance in developing your Student Education Plan (SEP) or visit lakemichigancollege.edu/transfer.

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