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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Student Handbook and Catalog

Philosophy Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.A.


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The Philosophy emphasis provides students various foundational courses in the field of philosophy. The student completes the first two years of requirements leading toward a baccalaureate degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPA-UPHL

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Area of Emphasis Requirements:


Total: 60 Semester Hours


*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who plan to transfer to UT Chattanooga should not take a PHIL prefix course to fulfill a General Education requirement.

***Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville are strongly encouraged to take non-U.S. history courses to fulfill the General Education history requirement.

****Completion of two semesters of the same foreign language at the 1000 level is the requirement for the A.A. degree. Students who plan to transfer to East Tennessee State University, UT Martin, or University of Memphis will need to complete two more semesters of the same foreign language at the 2000 level for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

*****General electives must be selected from courses which are part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Consult the Course Descriptions section in this catalog. Courses which are designated as **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway** should not be taken as general electives.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree at universities include demonstrated competency in foreign language at the intermediate level. Community college students are encouraged to attain intermediate-level competency in foreign language before transferring.

Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.

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