Philosophical Studies - One Year Certificate

Philosophical Studies

One Year Certificate - Curriculum Code 4100

The study of Philosophy develops a student's critical thinking skills, reading skills, research skills, and written communication skills and provides the student with a broad knowledge of some of the most challenging and important issues facing human beings. A knowledge of philosophy is useful for the further academic study of nature, theology, human behavior, history, literature, art and politics.  Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

First Semester
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
PHLY 151 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHLY 174 Critical Thinking 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^  1
Science and Mathematics Elective ** 4
Transfer Module Elective* 3
     
Second Semester
ENGL 162 College Composition II > 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology OR    3
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology
Philosophy Elective *** 3
Philosophy Elective *** 3
Transfer Module Elective * 3
Total Credit Hours: 32

1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
2. OR Indicates that a student may select either course which may have an effect on the total credit hours.
3. * See current LCCC catalog for alist of Transfer Module courses.
4. ** Science and Mathematics elective selected from the general education/Transfer Module (See current LCCC catalog)
5. *** Philosophy elective selected from: PHLY General Education/Transfer Module courses (See current LCCC catalog)
6. Consult a counselor or your future transfer institution for advice inselecting electives that will apply to your major upon transfer.
7. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    January 2014
Revised          October 2014
Effective         October 2014

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