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Sharpen Your Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills With a Philosophy Degree

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If you are a deep thinker and are seeking a broad education that can be the foundation for careers in law, education, public service, religion, business, or more, a degree in Liberal Arts: Philosophy is for you.

Why Choose NECC?

By completing this program, you will experience a wide range of ideas and viewpoints through a variety of classes that emphasize critical reading, critical thinking, research, and communications. With this program, you can:

  • Improve your ability to reason and understand complex issues
  • Learn critical thinking skills to solve challenging problems
  • Develop your communication skills
  • Utilize NECC resources to help you succeed, including computer labs, tutoring centers, a career and academic advising center, and participate in career workshops.

Because of NECC

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Upon graduation from NECC with a degree in Liberal Arts: Philosophy, you will have acquired a strong foundation for transferring to a four-year school, and can pursue many career paths. Upon completion of the program, you can:

  • Take advantage of MassTransfer Pathways and other transfer agreements to earn your bachelor’s degree, while saving thousands of dollars on the cost of your degree
  • Prepare for a career in fields such as law, education, public service, business, politics, and more


Required Courses and Program Notes



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