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In the Philosophy courses offered at Macomb, you will explore such themes as free will versus determinism, the limits of knowledge, the basis of good and evil, and the relationship between faith and reason. You will learn about the foundation of various ethical systems, moral concepts and issues that arise in professional environments, methods for distinguishing good reasoning from bad, the role of religion in society, and the relevance of philosophical issues to your own life.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Philosophy

  1. Save $20,000 by starting here - over 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. Nearly 250 private and transfer scholarships
  3. The Argument Clinic: a club for philosophy students

Philosophy Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Professional Ethics
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Philosophy of Religion

Career Opportunities in Philosophy

Career opportunities in Philosophy require advanced degrees. With a master’s degree in philosophy, you will be qualified to teach in the Philosophy department at most community colleges. With a Ph.D., you will be qualified to teach at the university level. But even if you aren’t pursuing a Philosophy degree, the intellectual skills you will acquire in your Philosophy courses at Macomb will serve you well in just about any career.

Transfer Pathways

Credits earned in Macomb’s Philosophy courses can be applied toward an associate degree at Macomb and will transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s, masters degree, or Ph.D. in Philosophy, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the Philosophy courses?

For more information on Philosophy courses at Macomb, contact the Associate Dean, Humanities, at South Campus: 586.445.7251 or, or at Center Campus: 586.286.2282 or

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