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Anthropology for Transfer (2014-2015)
The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree (AA-T) prepares students for transfer to California State Universities (CSUs). Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree will be ensured preferential transfer status to CSUs for anthropology majors and majors in related disciplines. The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree requirements will fulfill the lower division major requirements at many CSUs. Students are advised, however, to meet with a counselor to assess the course requirements for specific CSUs. The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree will enable students to develop a strong foundation in research methods, statistics and both cultural and biological aspects of behavior and will also offer a wide variety of elective courses in anthropology and other related fields for students to develop a broad knowledge base. In addition, students will develop strong critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills that will prepare them for the requirements of upper division course work.
 
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to apply an understanding of cross-cultural realities both past and present.
Students will know how to critically analyze and interpret anthropological data.
Students will apply anthropological principles for solving human problems on the local, regional and world scales.
 
Units required for Major: 90
 
Associate Degree Requirements:
Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer requires completion of a minimum of 90 units to include:
CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the *Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) (49-58 units) (full certification is required)
Core courses (27-31 units, of which 27 units may satisfy the GE requirement)
transferable electives necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade and must be completed with a grade of "C"or better. In addition, the student must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
*NOTE: Although it is possible to fulfill the requirements for the Associate Degree for Transfer by completing the IGETC for UC pattern, admission to CSU requires completion of an Oral Communication course (IGETC Area 1C; CSU GE Area A-1); therefore, students who plan to transfer to CSU should complete this course as part of their GE or elective units.
 
Program Type(s):
 
Core Courses: (12 units)
ANTH 2A Cultural Anthropology (4 units)
ANTH 1 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4 units)
or ANTH 1H Honors Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4 units)
ANTH 8 Introduction to Archaeology (4 units)
 
Support Courses: (15-16 units)
Complete 5 units from List A:
List A:
ANTH 1L Physical Anthropology Laboratory (1 unit)
or ANTH 1HL Honors Physical Anthropology Laboratory (1 unit)
ANTH 14 Linguistic Anthropology (4 units)
BIOL 9 Environmental Biology (4 units)
BIOL 10 General Biology: Basic Principles (5 units)
BIOL 15 California Ecology: Natural History (5 units)
PSYC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)
or SOC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)

And complete ONE course from List B:
List B:
Any course not used in List A or any of the following:
GEOG 12 Introduction to Geospatial Technology (4 units)
PSYC 10 Research Methods & Designs (5 units)
or SOC 10 Research Methods & Designs (5 units)

And complete 6 units from List C:
Any course not used in List A or List B or any of the following:
ANTH 2B Patterns of Culture (4 units)
ANTH 3 Prehistory: The Search for Lost Civilizations (4 units)
ANTH 4 First Peoples of North America (4 units)
ANTH 5 Magic, Science & Religion (4 units)
ANTH 6 Peoples of Africa (4 units)
ANTH 8L Archaeology Laboratory (1 units)
ANTH 8LX Archaeology Laboratory (2 units)
ANTH 12 Applied Anthropology (4 units)
ANTH 13 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology (4units)
ANTH 13L Forensic Anthropology Laboratory (1 unit)
ANTH 15 Medical Anthropology: Methods & Practice (4 units)
ANTH 20 Native Peoples of California (4 units)
ANTH 22 The Aztec, Maya & Their Predecessors (4 units)
ANTH 51 Archaeology Survey (2 units)
ANTH 52 Archaeology Field Methods (4 units)
ANTH 70R Independent Study in Anthropology (1 units)
COMM 12 Intercultural Communication (5 units)
GEOG 2 Human Geography (4 units)
MUS 2D World Music: Roots to Contemporary Global Fusion (5 units)
PHIL 24 Comparative World Religions: East (4 units)
or PHIL 25 Comparative World Religions: West (4 units)
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology (5 units)
SOC 23 Race & Ethnic Relations (4 units)

Academic Year: 2014-2015

Current status: Approved
Last update: 2014-05-06 16:23:05

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