GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PHILOSOPHY FOR TRANSFER

The Associate in Arts in Philosophy for Transfer Degree is designed to prepare the student for transfer to four-year institutions of higher education and is specifically intended to satisfy the lower division requirements for the Baccalaureate Degree in Philosophy at a California State University (CSU). The knowledge and skills offered in this degree lead students to develop foundational knowledge in the field of Philosophy including those topics and issues related to global, national, and local aspects of the field of study.
The Philosophy AA-T degree requires completion of the major and the CSU General Education (40 units) or IGETC (37-39 units) requirements.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151 PHILO 101 or
PHILO 116
Introduction to Philosophy
Ethics for Modern Life
3 or
3
  PHILO 117 or
PHILO 123
Introduction to Symbolic Logic
Introduction to Logic
3 or
3
  List A - Select one course from the following (3 units)
  PHILO 119 History of Philosophy: Ancient Period 3
   PHILO 120 History of Philosophy: Modern Period 3
  List B - Select two courses from the following (6 units)
  Any course from List A not used above 3
  HIST 101 History of Western Europe 3
  HIST 102 History of Western Europe 3

PHILO 113 or
PHILO 114
Comparative World Religions: Near East
Comparative World Religions: Far East
3 or
3
  List C - Select one course from the following (3 units)
  Any course from List A or B not used above 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 101 East/West: Culture and Civilization to 1700 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 102 East/West: Culture and Civilization from 1700 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 105 The Human Struggle 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 106 Modern Society in its Milieux 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 110 Science, Literature, and Human Insight 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 111 Irish History, Literature, and Culture from the Beginning to the Present 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 115 World Mythology 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 117 Creativity, Culture, and Society: Kaleidoscope 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 125 Crosscurrents: American Social Values 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 130 The Individual, the Group, and the Organization 3
  PHILO 118 Women, the Earth, and the Divine 3
  PHILO 121 Islam: A Way of Life 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

18

Units for the major may be double counted for CSUGE or IGETC. Elective units to reach the 60-unit degree requirement must be CSU transferable.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.


February 2014 GCC Catalog 2013-2014

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