Welcome to the Department of Philosophy and General Humanities website. Here you should find useful information about the courses offered in this Department, the people teaching these courses, and philosophy and humanities in general.

The Department offers introductory college courses in philosophy, ethics, religion, and general humanities for undergraduate students. Most of these courses are suitable for transfer to other colleges and universities. Some courses specifically serve students in career programs by raising issues in their field that need to be addressed for success in the workplace.


"Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Department Contact Person:

Katherine DiMarca
Interim Chair, General Humanities and Philosophy
Middlesex Community College
591 Springs Road
Bedford, MA,

Last Modified: 1/8/14