ASSOCIATE DEGREE FOR TRANSFER IN
ANTHROPOLOGY (Anthropology AA-T)
The mission of the Napa Valley College Anthropology Department is to provide students and the wider community with holistic, comparative knowledge about human biological and cultural diversity as derived from scientific and humanistic anthropological research. The Anthropology curriculum provides a strong social sciences foundation applicable to many undergraduate programs, and prepares students for a broad range of public and private sector employment.
The following are required for all AA-T and AS-T degrees:
- Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferrable semester units.
- Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. Note: While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GP. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
- Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units with a "C" or better (or a "P" if the course is taken on a "pass-no pass basis") in all courses required as part of an AA-T or AS-T major as identified by the college catalog. (Title 5 § 55063)
- Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth) OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern general education requirements.
Program Level Outcomes
Outcome 1: Understand the major theories, methods and implications of anthropological research.
Outcome 2: Apply anthropological perspectives to everyday life.
|Required Core Courses (9 Units)|
|ANTH 120 Biological Anthropology||3|
|ANTH 121 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ANTH 130 Introduction to Archaeology||3|
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Select 1 Course (3 units minimum) from the following list.
|ANTH 200 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology||3|
|MATH 232 Statistics||4|
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Select 1 to 2 Courses (3 to 5 units minimum) from the following list OR any course from LIST A not already used.
|GEOL 110 Physical Geology||3|
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|GEOL 111 Physical Geology Laboratory||1|
|PSYC 220 Research Methods in Psychology||3|
|SOCI 220 Research Methods – Behavioral Sciences||3|
|BIOL 218 Human Anatomy||5|
|BIOL 112 Introduction to Ecology||3|
|CHEM 110 Introduction to Chemistry||4|
|EART 110 Earth Science: Earth, Sea, and Sky||4|
|ENVS 115 Energy, the Environment & Sustainability||3|
Select 1 Course (3 units minimum) from the following list OR any course from LIST A OR B not already used.
|ANTH 120L Biological Anthropology Laboratory||1|
|ANTH 122 Magic, Ritual, and Belief||3|
|ANTH 131 Mesoamerican Archaeology||3|
|ANTH 150 Anthropology of Sex, Gender and Sexuality||3|
|ANTH 180 The Anthropology of Childhood||3|
|ANTH 145 Medical Anthropology||3|
|ANTH 199 Independent Study in Anthropology||3|
|HUMA 125 Introduction to Latin American Studies||3|
|HUMA 112 Introduction to Africana Studies||3|
Total Units 18-21