Anthropology Degrees

Associate of Arts for Transfer Degree (AA-T) in Anthropology

The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree (AA-T in Anthropology) is a 60 unit program which is designed to provide lower-division education to students planning to transfer to a CSU institution in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree in Anthropology.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • apply scientific methodologies, including descriptive, quantitative, or qualitative;
  • and demonstrate a holistic perspective on cultural, environmental, and/or biological systems that address cultural values, change, and interactions.

Students must complete the following ADT requirements:

  • 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU-transferable units
  • the California State University-General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE-Breadth); OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.
  • a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter units in the major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district.
  • obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • earn a grade of C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis

Students are not required to complete the information competency requirements, PE requirements or cultural diversity requirements found in other degrees at the College.

See ADT Requirements

Associate of Arts Degree in Anthropology

After completing an Associate of Arts degree in Anthropology, a student will be able to:

  • Apply scientific methodologies, including descriptive, quantitative, or qualitative.
  • Demonstrate a holistic perspective on cultural, environmental, and/or biological systems that addresses cultural values, change, and interactions.

Required Core Courses (9 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ANTH 1 Introduction to Physical Anthropology 3 units
ANTH 2 Introduction to Archaeology 3 units
ANTH 3/3H Introduction to Cultural Anthropology or Honors 3 units

Elective Courses (at least 11 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ECON 1A/H
AND
ECON 2A/H
Principles of Macroeconomics or Honors
AND
Principles of Macroeconomics Lab or Honors
3 units

1 unit
ECON 1B/H
AND
ECON 2B/H
Principles of Microeconomics or Honors
AND
Principles of Microeconomics Lab or Honors
3 units

1 unit
GEOG 1 Intro to Physical Geography 3 units
GEOG 2 Intro to Cultural Geography 3 units
HIST 4A Western Civilization I: Prehistory to 1500 CE 3 units
HIST 4B Western Civilization II: 1500 CE to Present 3 units
HIST 5A World History: Prehistory to 1500 3 units
HIST 5B World History from 1500 3 units
HIST 12 African American History 3 units
HIST 14 History of the Native North Americans 3 units
HIST 16 Mexican-American History 3 units
HIST 17A United States History 3 units
HIST 17B/H United States History or Honors 3 units
HIST 20 History and Geography of California 3 units
POLI 2 Comparative Governments 3 units
POLI 4 International Relations 3 units
PSYC 1 General Psychology 3 units
PSYC 2/H Experimental Psychophysiology or Honors 4 units
PSYC 7 Physiological Psychology 3 units
PSYC 9 Psychology of Women: A Multicultural Perspective 3 units
PSYC 12 Human Growth and Development 3 units
PSYC 25 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 3 units
SOCI 1 Introduction to Sociology 3 units
SOCI 2 Social Problems 3 units
SOCI 20 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3 units
SOCI 40 Marriage and Family Sociology 3 units
SOCI 45 Sociology of Human Sexuality 3 units
ANTH 4 Intro to Linguistic Anthropology 3 units
ANTH 55 Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion 3 units
POLI 1/H American Government or Honors 3 units
POLI 3/H Introduction to Political Science or Honors 3 units

Total Major Units: 20 units

Last Updated 4/1/21