Major Code 2202.00
The Associate Degree program in Anthropology is designed for those who want to complete a baccalaureate degree in the field at a four-year institution.
Professional opportunities with such curriculum could lead to a
career in archaeology, linguistics, the social and natural sciences, international
affairs, urban renewal, social welfare, museum work, the National
Park Service, conservation programs, ergonomics, and forensics.
Anthropology also provides valuable background for those seeking careers in
such fields as marketing, sociology, psychology, social work, medicine, nursing
and mental health, the foreign service and trade, geriatrics, child development,
journalism, documentary film production, and the legal professions.
Students who wish to obtain an associate degree in Anthropology may do so
by completing the course requirements listed below plus all other WLAC
requirements for an associate degree.
Transfer students should consult the
Counseling Office for major preparation and general education requirements of
the particular transfer institution of their choice. Transfer students who wish to
also obtain an Associate Degree may do so by completing all WLAC general
education requirements plus at least 18 units in the major as required by the
transfer institution (a total of 60 units for an Associate Degree).
ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE (23 UNITS, PLAN A)