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Philosophy Departments

Welcome to the Philosophy departments of Lone Star College! You can use your Philosophy courses toward an Associate of Arts academic degree and workforce programs. Find out how!


Contacting the Philosophy Department

  • The department director's office is your primary source for all program, course and transfer questions.
  • The department director approves all coursework exceptions and prior learning experiences for credit courses toward your degree or certificate.
  • CE-to-Credit linked courses can also be verified by contacting the department director or dean.

LSC-CyFair Contacts

LSC-CyFair Philosophy Department

Name Phone Office
Mark Thorsby
Department Chair
281.290.3447 Mark.Thorsby@LoneStar.edu CASA 225Q
Kelly Gernhart
281.290.5215 Kelly.J.Gernhart@LoneStar.edu TECH 123D

LSC-Kingwood Contacts

LSC-Kingwood Philosophy Department

Name Phone Office
Anthony Carreras, Ph.D.
Department Chair
281.312.1763 Anthony.E.Carreras@lonestar.edu TIB 209B
Dr. Cassandra Rincones
Dean Social Sciences, Humanities, Cosmetology and Kinesiology
281.312.1670 Cassandra.Rincones@lonestar.edu APA 109

LSC-Montgomery Contacts

LSC-Montgomery Philosophy Department

Name Phone Office
Molly Lasco
Department Chair
936.271.6334 Molly.Lasco@LoneStar.edu G121C
Brandy Harvey
936.273.7265 Brandy.A.Harvey@LoneStar.edu G120B

LSC-North Harris Contacts

LSC-North Harris Philosophy Department

Name Phone Office
Steve Sansom
Department Chair
281.618.5576 E.Steve.Sansom@LoneStar.edu ACAD 262G
Jennifer L. Welsh
Lead Faculty
Faculty website
281.618.5547 Jennifer.L.Welsh@LoneStar.edu ACAD 217E

LSC-Tomball Contacts

LSC-Tomball Philosophy Department

Name Phone Office
Debra Parish
Department Chair
281.351.3341 Debra.Parish@LoneStar.edu S 153G
Jared Cootz
281.351.3342 Jared.D.Cootz@LoneStar.edu  

LSC-University Park Contacts

Name Phone Office
Matthew Keyworth
Department Chair
281.290.5056 Matthew.J.Keyworth@LoneStar.edu B13.807

Jonathan Anderson

281.401.5313 Jonathan.Anderson@LoneStar.edu B13.818
Vanessa Voss

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