Anthropology (AA) Behavioral Sciences Total Units: 20.0

Term Effective: Summer 2010

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2016

Previous Versions:

Anthropology - effective Fall 2002

Description:

Students completing the Anthropology major will develop skills and knowledge consistent with the study of anthropology in a global, multicultural, and comparative context. The successful student will have mastered the reading, writing, and research skills essential to anthropological inquiry and exposition. Completion of the program will provide the orientation and background necessary for success in the major at the university level.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the major theoretical approaches, theorists, and historical trends in anthropology;
  2. understand and use basic research methods in archaeology, cultural and biological anthropology, including design, data analysis and interpretation;
  3. apply anthropological knowledge to understanding human diversity;
  4. develop an understanding of self and others in diverse biological and cultural contexts;
  5. apply critical thinking to anthropological theories and data; and
  6. articulate thoughts effectively in written and oral communication.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the recommended course sequence.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Anthropology program are:

  • Complete 20.0 units from
    • Anthropology Requirements
    • Information Learning Resources Requirement

Anthropology Requirements - complete 19.00 units
ANTHRO 1Physical Anthropology3.00
ANTHRO 1LPhysical Anthropology Lab1.00
ANTHRO 2Cultural Anthropology3.00
ANTHRO 3Prehistory & Archaeology3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 9.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
ANTHRO 21American Folklore and Folklife3.00
ANTHRO 30Global Culture and Traditional Peoples3.00
ANTHRO 31Mesoamerican Origins of Latino Culture3.00
ANTHRO 32Native Cultures of North America3.00
ANTHRO 34Native Cultures of California3.00
ANTHRO 43Native American Art and Culture3.00
 
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:
CourseDescriptionUnits
LIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00
LIR 30Information Literacy for Research Projects1.00

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

Contact
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