Philosophical Studies, One-Year General Certificate

Curriculum Code #4100

Effective May 2017

Division of Arts and Humanities

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.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
PHLY 151G INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 3
PHLY 174 CRITICAL THINKING 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
Transfer Module Elective 2 3
Science and Mathematics Elective 3 4
 Hours17
Second Semester
ENGL 162 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 4 3
PSYH 151
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
or INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
3
Philosophy Elective 5 3
Philosophy Elective 5 3
Transfer Module Elective 2 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours32
1

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.

2

Select from transfer module courses.

3

Science and mathematics elective selected from the general education/transfer module.

4

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

5

Philosophy elective selected from the general education/transfer module.

Consult a counselor or future transfer institution for advice in selecting electives that will apply to a specific major upon transfer.

Program Contact(s):

Ben Cordry
440-366-4732
bcordry@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.