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The term "community college" was first used by President Harry Truman in 1947 in a study he commissioned on higher education. The idea of community colleges appealed to the President, and his administration began to put in place mechanisms to foster the growth of such institutions around the country. Source: American Association of Community Colleges.
Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)
Philosophy for Transfer A.A. Degree (AA-T) (PDF) - Aims to develop student's critical thinking skills and argumentative rigor; provide a broad background of the discipline; and prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate degree programs in Philosophy and related disciplines. Students may obtain an Associate in Arts in Philosophy for Transfer and optimize preparation for advanced degrees in Philosophy at baccalaureate institutions. Typical employment opportunities in the field are in the areas of education, law, and political service.