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Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

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 must complete the following ADT requirements: 1. 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU-transferable units 2. the California State University-General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE-Breadth); OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. 3. a minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter units in the major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district. 4. obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. 5. earn a grade of C (or P) or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis

Major Core Requirements (9 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
ANTH001Introduction to Physical Anthropology3 units
ANTH002Introduction to Archaeology3 units
Select one:

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Honors Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3 units
3 units

Major Electives List A: Select one (3-4 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
ANTH004Intro to Linguistic Anthropology3 units
Only one:

Elementary Statistics
Honors Elementary Statistics

4 units
4 units

Major Electives List B (or any List A course not already used): Select one to two (3-5 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
BIOL047Human Anatomy5 units
GEOL001APhysical Geology4 units
GEOL012Earth Science with Lab4 units
Only one:

Experimental Psychophysiology
Honors Experimental Psychophysiology

4 units
4 units

Major Electives List C (or any List A or List B course not already used): Select one (3-5 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
ANTH055Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion3 units
COMM012Intercultural Communication3 units
GEOG002Introduction to Cultural Geography3 units
PHIL004Comparative Religions3 units
SOCI001Introduction to Sociology3 units
SOCI020Sociology of Race and Ethnicity3 units

Total Major Units: 18-22 units

CSU transferable electives courses are required when the major units plus transfer GE units total is less than 60.

Upon successful completion of this program 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.
Last Updated 7/19/23