Philosophy

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.

Pride Points

Great Questions Seminars

Individualized attention with small class sizes

University transfer degree

Career & Salary Information

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.

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Clergy

    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.


    Hourly Wage: $


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    Austin Community College MSA Map
  • Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

    Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

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    Austin Community College MSA Map

Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

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.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Arts

Philosophy
Philosophy with Humanities Emphasis
Philosophy with Religion Emphasis