Anthropology: AA Degree
The Associate of Arts degree in Anthropology is designed as and offers the CCC student comprehensive preparation for transfer to the Anthropology bachelor's degree at all Arizona public universities. This degree provides a comprehensive introduction to the discipline and all its subfields. Students completing this degree will transfer 61-64 credits to all Arizona public universities. Requirements differ significantly among state universities. Students should see an advisor to plan their program of study to avoid possible transfer difficulties.
The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and
skill sets that graduates will possess at the end of their program of study.
- Recognize human diversity, specifically differences within and between peoples.
- Describe core research methods and theories employed within the discipline of anthropology.
- Examine the concept of holism as it relates to the discipline of anthropology.
- Define and apply key terms , concepts and theories of anthropology
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills through application and expression.
- Describe the relationship between globalization and the discipline of anthropology
Minimum credit hours required: 61
AGEC-A Requirements: 35 credit hours
General Education Courses that can be used to satisfy AGEC requirements.
ENG 101¹ College Composition I (3)
ENG 102¹ College Composition II (3)
MAT 142¹ College Mathematics (3) or a higher course selected from the approved AGEC courses in the Mathematics category.
Courses from two or more disciplines must be selected from the approved General Education courses in the Arts/Humanities category.
Social/Behavioral Sciences (6–9)
Courses from two or more disciplines must be selected from the approved General Education courses in the Social/Behavioral Sciences category.
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
Physical/Biological Sciences (8–10)
Any two courses may be taken from the General Education courses in the Physical/Biological Sciences category.
General Education Options (0–6)²
Courses may be selected from the above categories or from the Options category.
Strongly recommended: Any natural human language, other than English, including American Sign Language
Degree Core Requirements: 26
ANT 101 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4)
ANT 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANT 103 Culture & Language (3)
ANT 110 Exploring Archaeology (3)
ANT 230 Peoples of the Southwest (3)
ANT 241 Anthropology of Religion (3)
ANT 250¹ Peoples of the World (4)
PSY 230¹ Introduction to Statistics (3)
MAT 160¹ Introduction to Statistics (3)
¹ Placement test and/or prerequisite required.
² 0–6 hours may be taken in the Options category as needed to complete the minimum 35 hours required for the AGEC.
This catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time of publication. All information is subject to change without notice, obligation, or liability.