Jan 21, 2022
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Anthropology Option, Social Sciences, A.A.
This option prepares students for a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology. This program provides the framework for a scientific and comprehensive study of human behavior and society and introduces students to the major subfields of anthropology and the various associated specializations. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to make informed choices regarding their careers and academic areas of specialization. Students will be able to work effectively with diverse ethnic populations in many different disciplines such as education, healthcare, human and social services, and business and community development.
Transfer Information: Montclair Agreement and Transfer Resources
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Distinguish between career options in terms of anthropological subfields and how cultures are studied through fieldwork
- Develop the necessary skills to critically think the important role culture has in defining the human experience and how an awareness of cultural universals can decrease cross-cultural misunderstandings
- Recognize the role globalization and cultural diffusion have on culture change
- Apply anthropological methods to the solving of social problems
General Education - 45-47 credits
As described in the General Education section of this catalog. The following General Education courses are required:
Communications Credits: 9
ENGL 121 Credits: 3
ENGL 122 Credits: 3
SPCH 115 Credits: 3
Humanities Credits: 9
Social Sciences Credits: 6
Required: ANTH105 - Cultural Anthropology *(Cr.3)
Mathematics/Science/Technology Credits: 12**
Required: MATH131 - Statistics (Cr.4)
Science (1 lab science required) (Crs. 4-8)
Technological Competency (Crs. 0-4)
History Credits: 6
Cultural and Global Awareness (CG)* Credits: 3
* ANTH 105 is also a CG course. Students cannot apply ANTH 105 toward both Social Sciences and CG.
**Students are required to complete a minimum of12 credits in Math/Science/Tech.
Career Studies - 6 credits as follows:
Career Studies - 6-7 credits from among the following:
Total credits required for degree: 60
* Offered Fall Term only
** Offered Spring Term only
Program Code for registration: SSANT
Suggested Sequence - Social Sciences Program A.A. Degree Anthropology Option
The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.
For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website.