The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree (AA-T in Anthropology) program addresses issues in the areas of human nature and tradition, our human heritage, trends in global society, and the advances of a single political economy. The courses offered introduce students to the fields of archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology. These courses may be taken to satisfy General Education requirements or to meet the requirements for an Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T in Anthropology) degree program which prepares students to transfer into the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Anthropology or related major. Students must complete the Associate Degree for Transfer requirements to earn the AA-T degree.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the ability to:
- Critically examine and comprehend human nature and behavior, social traditions, and institutions.
- Describe the biological and cultural factors responsible for human variation.
- Distinguish variations in culture using the relativist perspective.
- Evaluate the various theories, methods, and techniques used to investigate the human past.