The literal translation of “philosophy” is “love of wisdom.” More than just knowledge, wisdom implies the ability to think carefully and clearly about a topic, to research deliberately, and to draw conclusions from your own considerations.

The study of philosophy imparts these same ideals. It will develop your reading, research, and written communications skills while requiring you to practice critical thinking. It will provide you with broad knowledge while inspiring you to analyze some of the most challenging and important issues facing human beings.

LCCC’s Philosophy program offers a one-year certificate, but many classes in this program can also apply to other programs in the Liberal & Creative Arts pathway. Of course, you may choose to further your education beyond LCCC through our University Partnership or transfer programs.

Philosophical Studies One-Year Certificate

The study of Philosophy develops your reading, research, written communication and critical thinking skills. It provides you with a broad knowledge of some of the most challenging and important issues facing human beings. The knowledge and talents you gain in this one-year certificate program will be useful for the further academic study of nature, theology, human behavior, history, literature, art or politics.

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