Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area – Philosophy and Religion

The Philosophy and Religion emphasis area provides training in critical thinking skills that is the basis for many professions. In addition, the study of philosophy and religion will help students to learn to think in insightful and creative ways that prepare them in general for a rapidly changing and diverse world. Jobs may require additional training in specialized knowledge.

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Religion you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Career Opportunities

The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in Philosophy and Religion:

  • Ministry
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Foreign service
  • Counseling
  • Public relations
  • Science research

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