Academic Programs Philosophy and Religion

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The study of philosophy and religion will increase the capacity to think critically and consistently, to organize ideas and issues, to look at issues from a variety of viewpoints, to solve problems, to manage effectively, and to lead, which are all important skills in today’s modern job market. A background in philosophy and religion is useful for a wide variety of careers such careers as law, public relations, business management, publishing, public health, and even computer science.

Curriculum Guides

Curriculum Guide
Associate in Arts - Emphasis of Study
Philosophy and Religion

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Students Preparing to Transfer

Barton Community College's philosophy and religion curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirement and core philosophy and religion courses for students who plan to transfer to a four year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religion. Electives must meet the requirements of your transferring institution. Students should coordinate with their advisor for transferability.

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