Humanities and Philosophy Department


Chair: Jacqueline Halm
Division: Applied and Fine Arts
Directory: Please call 925-685-1230 for the new phone numbers for the Humanities/philosophy faculty and staff 

Possible career opportunities in humanities

The study of humanities can open up career opportunities in such diverse fields as advertising, banking, foreign service, journalism, law, public administration, publishing, and teaching.

Possible career opportunities in philosophy

For those who wish for a career in philosophy, teaching and research at the university level is an attractive option. There is also an emerging demand for experts in applied ethics, especially in the areas of medical, business, and environmental ethics.

Most career options will require an advanced degree. 

Associate degree and certificate program information

Degrees and certificates offered by the Humanities and Philosophy Department

Associate in arts degree

  • Philosophy


Associate in arts in letters and science degree

  • Area of emphasis - Humanities


Certificate of achievement

  • Philosophy


Humanities and Philosophy Department Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) 

Humanities and Philosophy Department class schedules


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