Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T)
Students completing the Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer will be able to seamlessly transfer into the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Anthropology. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of Anthropology through the study of cultural, biological and archaeological aspects of human (and related species) existence. Students will acquire skills and abilities in critical thinking and communication and will become more informed about the interconnectedness of people and systems (culturally and biologically). Students will also recognize common features of the human experience around the world and throughout history and be able to demonstrate respect for the rights and views of others.
- Apply anthropological methods and theories to research questions concerning, but not limited to, the following: subsistence, social conditions, diversity, resource management and evolution of human and non-human primates.
Transfer & Career Opportunities
This Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T) degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Anthropology for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include advertising, administration, market research, sales management, public relations, banking, merchandising, medical, editing, journalism, utilities, management consulting, foreign service, urban planning, social services and environmental studies.
|Select one of the following General Education patterns:|
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
|REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES||13|
|ANTH 010||Cultural Anthropology *||3|
|ANTH 011||Biological Anthropology *||3|
|ANTH 012||Archaeology *||3|
|SSCI 025||Statistics - Social Sciences *||4|
|or MATH 021||Introduction to Statistics|
|RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST A||4|
Select one of the following courses:
|BIOL 030||Human Anatomy *||4|
|GEOL 001||Physical Geology *||4|
|PSY 029||Research Methods||4|
|RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST B||3-4|
Select one course from either List A or List B:
|COMM 009||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ETHN 002||American Indian Studies *||3|
|GEOG 002||World Regional Geography||3|
|HIST 023||Mexican American||3|
|MUS 013||Music of the World *||3|
|SOC 001||Introduction to Sociology||3|
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units.
Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 12-18 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSU GE).
12-19 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.