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2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

TTP - A.S. Philosophy

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Philosophy involves reasoning and thinking critically about all areas of life: science, religion, art, politics and morality. Its purpose is to understand and evaluate our most basic beliefs and values and to integrate them in a coherent view of ourselves and the world.

Walters State students who want to complete a bachelor’s degree have a guarantee that their credits will transfer to a public university in Tennessee if they choose any one of 50 different majors offering transfer pathways. Learn more at Tennessee Transfer Pathway.

Degree: TTP - Associate of Science

Emphasis: Philosophy

Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2Students may use any WSCC transferable course for a general elective. Transferable courses are distinguished with a (T) and courses not intended to transfer are noted as (NIT) in the course descriptions section of the catalog.

3Students transferring to The University of Tennessee, Knoxville should enroll in HIST 2310 and HIST 2320.

4Students transferring to UT-Chattanooga should not take a PHIL prefix course to fulfill this General Education requirement.

5Students transferring to ETSU should take MATH 1530 to fulfill the math requirement.

Learning Support co-requisite courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year

Fall Term (13 semester credit hours)

Spring Term (15 semester credit hours)

Second Year

Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)

1 Literature Elective (3 hrs.)1

1 Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective (3 hrs.)1

1 Natural Science lecture with lab (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

2 General Electives (6 hrs.)2

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)

2 General Electives (6 hrs.)2

1 Natural Science lecture with lab (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

1 Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

1 Humanities Elective (3 hrs.)1

Program Degree Requirements - TTP - A.S. Philosophy

General Education Requirements (41 Hours)

Communication (9 hours)

Approved Humanities General Education electives1   6 credits
Approved Literature General Education elective1       3 credits

Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)

Humanities/Fine Arts1  (at least one course must be Literature (ENGL))

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)

Approved Behavioral/Social Science General Education Elective (6 hrs.)1

Mathematics (3 hours)

See Note1, 5

Natural Science (8 hours)

Approved Natural Science w/lab General Education Electives (8 hrs.)1

Area of Emphasis Requirements (19 hours)

Two Philosophy courses1

General Electives (13 hrs.)2

Total Credit Hours 60

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