Anthropology Degrees

Associate Degrees

Associate in Arts for Transfer |Associate in Arts

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree
Anthropology 20-21 Units

The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T) degree is designed as a pathway for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in anthropology or similar major at a California State University (CSU) campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. With the completion of this program, students will be able to show how the human archaeological past is revealed through the material remains left behind by now extinct societies; explain that culture is a major component of human development; describe why humans are biological creatures and are a natural development of evolutionary forces; and demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method as it pertains to anthropological investigation and conclusions. An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required Core Courses (9 units):

3 units ANTHR-130 Cultural Anthropology

3 units ANTHR-140 Introduction to Physical Anthropology

3 units ANTHR-125 Introduction to Archaeology

Plus 4 units from List A:

4 units BIOSC-110 Introduction to Biological Sciences

4 units MATH-164 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Plus 4 units from List B:

Any course from List A not already used

4 units PSYCH-205B Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology with Lab

4 units BIOSC-132 Human Anatomy

Plus 3 units from List C:

Any course from List A or B not already used

3 units ANTHR-150 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

3 units GEOG-160 World Regional Geography

3 units HIST-110 History of African Civilization

3 units HIST-127 History of Latinos in the United States
(1846-Present)

3 units PSYCH-222 Culture and Ethnicity in Social Psychology

3 units SPCH-122 Intercultural Communication

 

Associate in Arts Degree Anthropology 22 Units

An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses required for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (16 units):

3 units ANTHR-125 Introduction to Archaeology

3 units ANTHR-130 Cultural Anthropology

3 units ANTHR-140 Introduction to Physical Anthropology

1 unit ANTHR-140L Physical Anthropology Laboratory

3 units ANTHR-150 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

3 units GEOG-120 Physical Geography

Plus at least 6 units from the following:

3 units ECON-220 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles

3 units GEOG-130 Cultural Geography

3 units HIST-140 History of Western Civilization
to the Renaissance

3 units PSYCH-130 Psychology of Personality and Growth

3 units SOCIO-220 Introduction to Sociology