|Required Core Courses||6|
|Introduction to Philosophy|
|Introduction to Logic|
|Required Additional Courses|
|Select a minimum of 12 units from the following:||12|
|Magic, Witchcraft and Religion: Anthropology of Belief|
|Introduction to the Principles of Macroeconomics|
|Introduction to Ethics|
|Survey of World Religions: East|
|Survey of World Religions: West|
|History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy|
|History of Modern Philosophy|
|Philosophy of Religion|
|Critical Thinking and Analytic Writing|
|Introduction to Politics|
|Total Required Major Units||18|
|Oxnard College General Education Pattern||29|
|Double-Counted Units||- 3-6|
|Free Electives Required||16-18|
|Total Required Units for A.A. Degree||60|
To complete the Associate Degree, students must meet requirements in the major, general education, competency, units, scholarship, and residency. Refer to Earn an Associate Degree and the A.A. or A.S. Degree in Specific Majors sections of this catalog.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Compare and contrast different philosophical traditions, positions, and/or topics of philosophical investigation.
- Construct novel written philosophical arguments, and/or reconstruct traditional arguments, and offer defenses against (possible) objections.
- Demonstrate basic skills of critical thinking and logical reasoning in problem-solving and/or writing.
- Distinguish basic philosophical concepts from several major subject matter categories such as metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, etc.
- Recognize and criticize basic forms of logical fallacies.