This program provides the general education foundation necessary for students who are planning to transfer to abaccalaureate degree. Using available elective credits students will focus on Philosophy as a specific field of study.
Students who have completed the program will be able to:
- Communicate effectively in writing and orally
- Demonstrate an understanding of various scientific, artistic, philosophical, and historical ideas and perspectives
- Analyze information and use critical thinking to make decisions and solve problems
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of fundamental principles and theories of Philosophy
- Demonstrate knowledge of modern philosophical issues and trends
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.
Download the Program Requirements to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.
View the RCGC Catalog for class descriptions.
Visit the Class Schedule Listing to view the availability of classes for each semester.
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.
Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities — immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree.
In addition, the College also maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.
Some of our students in this program have transferred to the following four-year institutions:
- Fairleigh Dickinson University
- University of Maryland-University College
- Wilmington University
Please visit the CAP Center to discuss transfer options.