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Anthropology

Required Core Courses (9 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
ANTH 001 Introduction to Physical Anthropology 3 units ANTH 110
ANTH 002 Introduction to Archaeology 3 units ANTH 150
ANTH 003/H Introduction to Cultural Anthropology or Honors 3 units ANTH 120

List A (3 units minimum)

Select one from below.

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
ANTH 004 Intro to Linguistic Anthropology 3 units  
MATH 010/H Elementary Statistics or Honors 4 units

List B

Select one from below or from List A not already used.

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
PSYC 002 Experimental Psychophysiology 4 units 

PSY 200 

PSYC 002H Honors Experimental Psychophysiology 4 units PSY 205B
BIOL 047  Human Anatomy 5 units  BIOL 110B
GEOL 001A Physical Geology 4 units GEOL 100 & GEOL 100L
GEOL 001AH Honors Physical Geology 4 units GEOL 101
GEOL 012 Earth Science with Lab 4 units GEOL 120 & GEOL 120L 

List C

Select one from below or from List A or B not already used.

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
ANTH 055 Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion 3 units  
GEOG 002 Intro Cultural Geography 3 units  
COMM 012 Intercultural Communication 3 units  
PHIL 004 Comparative Religions 3 units  
SOCI 001 Introduction to Sociology 3 units  
SOCI 020 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3 units  

Major Requirements: 19 – 22 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 39 or 37 units

Elective Units As Needed To Total 60 CSU Transferable Units

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree:

  • will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College
  • are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system
  • will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU
  • will not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer

CSUs with Similar Majors

A complete and up-to-date listing of the similar CSU majors can be found by visiting adegreewithaguarantee.com

For more information, please speak with a counselor from Social Science or Transfer.

Important Notes

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • While a minimum of 2.0 GPA is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part to the CSU GE-B or IGETC is highly recommended.

Learn more about Associate Degree for Transfer at West Valley College.

Last Updated 10/4/21