Associate of Arts Transfer Degree

This major will build student skills in critical thinking, effective written and oral communication. Anthropology is a diverse discipline that includes cultural, biological, linguistic, and archaeological sub-disciplines. The major will prepare students for an advanced degree, professional certificates, and will serve as a useful foundation for a broad range of career options. Anthropologists serve in academia, government, and private institutions. The Anthropology Associates Degree for Transfer (A.A.-T) is designed for students who intend to pursue a degree in anthropology or a related discipline, and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university. The degree is especially designed for students preparing for transfer into the California State University system.


Major Core Requirements (9 units)

ANTH 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  3
ANTH 120 Physical Anthropology  3
ANTH 130 Introduction to Archaeology 3
Total Core Requirements 9

Major Electives (Select 9 units, at least 3 units must be from list A and 3 units must be from list B)

List A (Select 3 units from below) Students must take MATH 202 but may additionally take ANTH 120L

ANTH 120L Physical Anthropology Lab


MATH 202 Elementary Statistics


List B (Select one course)

GEOL 102 Physical Geology & Physical Geology Lab


BIOL 110 Human Anatomy


List C (Take one of the following courses or an unused course from List A or List B)

ANTH 103 Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion


ANTH 150 Native North Americans


ADMJ 203 Multiculturalism


GEOG 104 Cultural Geography


SOC 102 Introduction to Sociology


Total Electives Requirements


Total Major Requirements


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