PROGRAM OF STUDY Anthropology AA

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PROGRAM OF STUDY
Anthropology AA-T Degree
Merritt College
TOP Code: 2202.00
Program Control Number:
The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T) degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for
anthropology majors (or majors that have been deemed similar in the CSU system). A study of anthropology at Merritt College is
intended to provide students with knowledge and appreciation of the diversity of cultural and biological contributions to human
adaptations, in the past and in the present. Successful completion of the program with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 affords students
specific guarantees for transfer to the CSU system such as admission to a CSU with junior status, priority admission to their local
CSU campus and to a program or major in sociology or similar major. Students interested in the Associate in Arts in Anthropology
for Transfer degree should consult with the Social Sciences Department Chair and a counselor. All Associate Degrees for Transfer
(ADT) require the completion and certification of the California State University General Education Pattern (CSU GE) or the
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern, as well as the specific ADT major degree requirements.
Associate Degrees for Transfer do not require any additional college specific General Education requirements. As required by
Senate Bill (SB) 1440 (Padilla) and California Education Code (CEC) section 66746(a), Associate Degrees for Transfer require: (1)
Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University. (2) The
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education ā€“ Breadth
Requirements. (3) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the
community college district. (4) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0. (5) A grade of ā€œCā€ or better in all courses
required for the major or area of emphasis. In addition, CEC section 66746 subdivision (b) prohibits a community college district
from imposing any additional course requirements, In addition to these requirements, for a student to be eligible for the associate
degree for transfer, and subdivision (e) prohibits allowing remedial non-collegiate level coursework to be counted toward the units
required for the associate degree for transfer (AA-T or AS-T). Title 5 section 55002(b) describes such courses as
nondegree-applicable credit courses.
Career Opportunities in
Anthropology is valuable for people seeking careers in business, private and non-profit sectors, education, community service,
criminal justice (and with further study, forensics and law), and government. With added academic study and degrees, and
anthropology degree is a useful for study in healthcare and medicine (epidemiology, public health, nursing, pre-medicine for a
career as a doctor), museology, international development, city planning, linguistics, psychology, ecology, and archaeology and
cultural resource management.
Required Courses:
ANTHR 001
ANTHR 002
ANTHR 003
MATH 013
Introduction to Physical Anthropology
Introduction to Archeology and Prehistory
Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Statistics
3
3
3
4
Choose one course from the following:
BIOL 002
Human Anatomy
GEOL 001
Introduction to Physical Geology
GEOL 012
Environmental Geology
PSYCH 028
Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
Units
5
4
3
3
Choose one course from the following or another course from the above list:
ANTHR 005
American Indian History and Culture
ANTHR 007
Magic, Religion and Witchcraft
ANTHR 016
Sex and Society
3
3
3
Total Units
22
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