Anthropology

Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree 2019-2020

(Major C.7150.AA-T)

The Associate in Arts in Anthropology Transfer degree (AA-T in Anthropology) will give students an understanding of the biological and cultural characteristics of humans. Students will learn the techniques and methods of professional anthropologists and archaeologists. They will gain an understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures and societies around the world. They will also gain an understanding of the evolution and biological adaptations of humans and other primate species. Professional Anthropologists work in a variety of career fields including archaeology, cultural resource management, forensics, and historic preservation.

Major requirements (18 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ANTHRO 1 Biological Anthropology 3 ANTH 110
ANTHRO 2 Cultural Anthropology 3 ANTH 120
ANTHRO 4 Introduction to Archaeology 3 ANTH 150
List A – Select one course:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ANTHRO 3 Introduction to Archaeology and Pre-History 3 N/A
MATH 11 or
STAT 7
Elementary Statistics 4 MATH 110
List B – select one course, or any course not used in List A:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BIOL 20 Human Anatomy 4 BIOL 110B
GEOL 1 Physical Geology 4 GEOL 101
GEOL 9 Introduction to Earth Science 4 GEOL 121
GEOG 10 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Techniques, with Lab 3 GEOG 155
PSY 45 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 3 PSY 200
List C – select one course, or any course not used in List A or B:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
GEOG 6 World Regional Geography 3 GEOG 125

Total units for major does not include required general education or pre-requisite courses.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and evaluate complex current social and cultural issues in Anthropology.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of major theoretical perspectives, concepts, and research findings in Anthropology and the nature of scientific inquiry.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of biological and cultural developments that affects human behaviors and shape human experience.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of anthropological analysis of organized society and the ethical implications and outcomes of gathering data.
  5. Critically evaluate essential methods and tools of Anthropology.

To obtain the Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree, students must complete the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 60-semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18-semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs) also require that students must earn a “C” grade or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Notes

  • Certification of either the California State University General Education Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU version) is required. CSU GE-Breadth and IGETC advising sheets are available in Student Services, AC2-133 or online at CCC GE(CSU/UC) GE and Major Sheets
  • Courses may double count in the major and CSU GE-Breadth or IGETC.

To see what CSU campuses accept this degree go to www.adegreewithaguarantee.com.


2019-2020 Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree