DEGREES, CERTIFICATES & AWARDS
Philosophy is an academic discipline that inquires into the nature, meaning, and value of the world and of human beings’ place in the world. An undergraduate major in philosophy prepares a student for
(a) graduate studies and an academic career in philosophy,
(b) graduate studies and an academic career in related disciplines within the humanities (e.g., religious studies, literature, political science), and
(c) law school and a career in law or politics.
ASSOCIATE DEGREE and CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
An Associate Degree, depending on the focus of study, is designed to prepare students for transfer into upper division course work in a bachelor’s degree program, or, to prepare students to enter the workforce in a particular vocational field. To qualify for an Associate’s Degree, a student must:
(1) complete each major-specific course required for the degree with at least a "C" grade or better,
(2) complete all Cuesta College general education, graduation and residency requirements,
(3) achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 for all courses attempted (major, general education, elective), and
(4) submit an Associate’s Degree Application to Admissions and Records.
|A.A. - Associate in Arts||C.A. - Certificate of Achievement|
|A.S. - Associate in Science||C.S. - Certificate of Specialization|
|A.A.-T. - Associate in Arts for Transfer||C.C. - Certificate of Completion (Non Credit)|
|A.S.-T. - Associate in Science for Transfer|