Anthropology Degree


Associate Degrees

Anthropology – AA-T Degree

The Associate in Arts Degree in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T ANTHR) is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer with junior status and priority admission to a local CSU campus to a program or major in Anthropology or similar major for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students are required to complete:

• Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State

University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University
General Education – Breadth Requirements.

(B) A minimum of 20 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by
the community college district.

• Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must earn a C (or “P”) or better for each
course in the major or area of emphasis.
• No more than 60 semester units are required.

The Associate in Arts Degree in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T ANTHR) will also assist Anthropology major students to transfer to a U.C. or other baccalaureate institutions. Students are advised to consult with a counselor to verify transfer requirements.

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:
1. Analyze cultural aspects of human prehistory, including American cultural diversity and traditions of past civilizations world-wide
2. Apply knowledge of genetics & evolutionary forces to analyze diversity in human populations
3. Apply holistic analysis to social phenomena

Health care, social work, mental health, law, historical societies, education, non-profit organizations, community organizing.