What better way to understand yourself, relationships, and the world around you than pursuing an education in philosophy. Austin Community College is only one of a few schools that offer an associate degree in philosophy. You’ll explore methods of contemplation, analysis, and articulation. The Philosophy Program provides the foundation you need to continue your bachelor’s degree studies at a four-year university.
Great Questions Seminars
Individualized attention with small class sizes
University transfer degree
Graduates will be proficient in skills that help them excel in a wide variety of career paths –– including researchers, law, counselor, management, and educator. Here are just a few career opportunities you might consider.
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Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
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Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
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ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.
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