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Philosophy - A.A.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I


ENG 122English Composition II


Total Credit Hours:6

Students may also complete ENG 122 and a gtPathways approved CO3 course


Select one gtPathways Mathematics course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 120: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts.

Total Credit Hours:3

Arts and Humanities

Select two gtPathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH4)

Total Credit Hours:6


Select one gtPathways course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select two gtPathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:6

Natural and Physical Sciences

Select two gtPathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1, GT-SC2). One of these courses must have the required laboratory (GT-SC1).

Total Credit Hours:7

Additional Required Courses

Please note: if these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.
Course NumberTitleCredits
PHI 111Introduction to Philosophy


PHI 112Ethics


PHI 113Logic


Total Credit Hours:9

Additional Philosophy Courses

Select two courses from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
PHI 214Philosophy of Religion


PHI 218Environmental Ethics


PHI 220Philosophy of Death and Dying


Total Credit Hours:6


  • Select 14 credits from the approved list of electives or log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck.
  • Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor and your intended transfer institution.
Total Credit Hours:14

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Colorado State University-Ft Collins [B.A. Philosophy; General Philosophy concentration]
  • Fort Lewis College [B.A. Philosophy]
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver [B.A. Philosophy]
  • University of Colorado Boulder [B.A. Philosophy]
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs [B.A. Philosophy]
  • University of Colorado Denver [B.A .Philosophy]
  • University of Northern Colorado [B.A. Philosophy]

The receiving institutions listed above in this agreement will accept all applicable credits earned within ten years of transfer to the receiving institution. Credits earned more than ten years earlier will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Please view the official agreement here.

Total Credit Hours: 60