The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree (AA-T in Anthropology) creates a seamless transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology at a California State University. With the completion of the AA-T in Anthropology, students will possess foundational knowledge and skill that comprise the core content of the first two years of many four-year programs in Anthropology.

Degree Requirements (19-20 units)

Required Core (13 units)
  • ANTHR 1       Introduction To Biological Anthropology
  • ANTHR 2       Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTHR 3       Introduction to Archaeology
  • STAT 1           Introduction To Statistical Methods
Restricted Elective: Science (Choose one; 3-4 units)
  • BIOL 4            Human Anatomy
  • GEOL 10L      Physical Geology
  • SOCIL 8         Social Science Research Methods
Restricted Elective: Culture (Choose one; 3 units)
  • ETHN 1          Introduction To Chicano Studies
  • ETHN 2          Introduction to Native American Studies
  • ETHN 5          Introduction to Chicana/o Culture
  • ETHN 6          History of Race and Ethnicity in America
  • ETHN 15        Mexican-American History
  • HIST 5A         World Civilizations
  • HIST 5B         World Civilizations II
In addition to the major requirements above, the following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:
  • Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework. While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or better or a “P” if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis.
  • Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth); OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.