Anthropology - A.A. Degree

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The Anthropology Option is primarily designed to prepare students to transfer into the junior year of a baccalaureate degree program in anthropology. In addition, students seeking admission into cultural area studies programs such as African-American Studies, Latina/o Studies and Women’s Studies would receive a solid academic foundation on which to build.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical analysis and empathy skills.
  • Identify ethical issues in anthropological research.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of human origins and past and present cultures.
  • Apply classroom knowledge to issues of globalization, human diversity, human ecology, language and religion.
  • View societies from evolutionary and cross-cultural perspectives.

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Courses for this program

This is a recommended program course sequence for students who wish to complete their associate degree in two years. Part-time students and students starting in the spring or summer semesters can meet with an Advisor to customize their own plan.

Code Course Name Credits
Fall - First Year
COLL101 Foundations for Success 3
ENGL101 English Composition I 3
ANTH101 Introduction to Anthropology 3
GHMN000 Humanities Gen Ed Requirement* 3
GTEC000 Technology Gen Ed Requirement* 3
Total Semester Credits
15
Spring - First Year
ENGL102 English Composition II 3
HIST001 History Gen Ed Requirement* 3
MATH108 Statistics 3
GHMN000 Humanities Gen Ed Requirement* 3
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
Total Semester Credits
15
Fall - Second Year
ENGL201 Effective Speaking 3
ANTH120 Cultural Anthropology 3
PHIL000 Philosophy Gen Ed Requirement* 3
LSCI000 Science Gen Ed Requirement* 4
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
Total Semester Credits
16
Spring - Second Year
ANTH110 Physical Anthropology 3
HIST001 History Gen Ed Requirement* 3
LSCI000 Science Gen Ed Requirement* 4
ANTH000 Anthropology Option Elective* 3
COLL201 Capstone for Liberal Arts 1
Total Semester Credits
14
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
60

*General Education & Elective courses: Choose from the list of approved courses in the College Catalog.

Students may choose to first take some developmental courses that are designed to prepare students for the college-level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time.

The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.