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University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

Anthropology is a broad discipline which employs both pure science and practical application to all aspects of human populations. The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree prepares students for transfer into bachelor's degree programs in Anthropology and similar programs at a CSU campus and guarantees admission to the CSU system.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 9 units Units
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology 3 units
ANTH 125 Physical Anthropology 3 units
ANTH 350 Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory 3 units
Required Selective Courses: List A: Select 3-4 units from the following: Units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 units
PSYC 121 Basic Statistical Concepts 3 units
Required Selective Courses: List B: Select 3-7 units from the following: Units
ANTH 127 Physical Anthropology Laboratory 1 unit
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy 4 units
GEOL 100 Survey of Geology 3 units
GEOL 101 Geology Laboratory 1 unit
PSYC 120 Introduction to Research Methods 3 units
SOCI 121 Introduction to Research Methods 3 units
Required Selective Courses: Select 3 units from the following: Units
ANTH 180 Magic, Science and Religion 3 units
COMM 150 Intercultural Communication 3 units
GEOG 110 Cultural Geography 3 units
MUS. 250 World Music 3 units
PHIL 300 Introduction to World Religions 3 units
SOCI 141 Race and Ethnic Relations 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18 - 23
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.