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Total Units: 20
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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:
Recommended Sequence of Courses
Identify the major theoretical approaches, theorists, and historical trends in anthropology;
- understand and use basic research methods in archaeology, cultural and biological anthropology, including design, data analysis and interpretation;
- apply anthropological knowledge to understanding human diversity;
- develop an understanding of self and others in diverse biological and cultural contexts;
- apply critical thinking to anthropological theories and data; and
- articulate thoughts effectively in written and oral communication.
Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, please view the recommended course sequence.
The requirements for the Anthropology (AA) program are:
Complete 20 units from
- Anthropology Requirements
- Information Learning Resources Requirement
|Anthropology Requirements - complete 19.00 units|
|ANTHRO 1||Biological Anthropology||3.00|
|ANTHRO 1L||Biological Anthropology Lab||1.00|
|ANTHRO 2||Cultural Anthropology||3.00|
|ANTHRO 3||Introduction to Archaeology||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 9.00 units from the following:|
|ANTHRO 4||Ancient Peoples and Society||3.00|
|ANTHRO 21||American Folklore and Folklife||3.00|
|ANTHRO 30||Anthropology of Globalization||3.00|
|ANTHRO 31||Mesoamerican Origins of Latino Culture||3.00|
|ANTHRO 32||Native Cultures of North America||3.00|
|ANTHRO 34||Native Cultures of California||3.00|
|ANTHRO 43||Native American Art and Culture||3.00|
|Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
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.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
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.