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Philosophy Degree: Associate of Arts

The Philosophy department at RRCC offers an Associate of Arts degree in Philosophy. If you plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in Philosophy, you must complete the following courses. Consult with a faculty or academic advisor before beginning this program of study. These courses provide the basic preparation leading to Philosophy BA's, but you should tailor your specific courses to the requirements at the institution you plan to transfer to.

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Career Paths / Options in Philosophy

administration/management - in such diverse areas as personnel; financial
aid; or public relations. Employment settings might include college or
university; prisons; hospitals; government agencies (county, state or
federal); private companies

business - management, sales, consulting public relations, fund raising,
systems analysis, advertising, banking

government - congressional staff member, federal agencies and bureaus,
state and local governments, United Nations, foreign service, cultural

journalism - reporter, critic (books, dance, film)

pubic sector/not for profit corporations - analysis, research,

publishing/writing - sales, editing, management, freelance, technical
writing for a company or government, script writer

pre-professional training - A philosophy major also provides excellent
undergraduate preparation for law school, MBA programs, medical school
and seminary:

Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." (Click here for more information.) The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year’s data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.