Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T) Degree
The Associate in Arts-Transfer (AA-T) degree in Anthropology at Crafton Hills College is designed to meet the needs of students transferring to a California State University who intend to major in Anthropology or a related field of study. Students earning this degree will be able to utilize anthropological theories and research methods to make the unfamiliar familiar and make the familiar unfamiliar; apply archaeological and anthropological research methods and explain which would be appropriate in this investigation; identify the components of culture and explain their application to the interpersonal and organizational experience of a given case study; and define ethnocentrism and appraise its role in maintaining social solidarity and its impact on tolerance, pluralism and diversity.
Associated Major Sheet (PDF)
Students must complete at least three (3) units from the following list:
Students must complete at least three (3) additional units from the following list:
Total Credit Hours: 19.00-21.00
A student receiving a degree in this field will be able to:
- Utilize anthropological theories and research methods to "make the unfamiliar familiar, and make the familiar unfamiliar"
- Apply archeological and anthropological research methods, and explain which would be appropriate in the investigation
- Identify the components of "culture" and explain the application to the interpersonal and organizational experience of a given case study, covering topics such as the roles of legends, symbolism, rites of passage, linguistics and drug use
- Define ethnocentrism and appraise its role in maintaining societal solidarity and its impact on tolerance, pluralism and diversity
Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring (IGETC or CSUGE Breadth). See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www-assist.org.