AA in Anthropology

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Anthropology at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

A minimum of 90 units is required to include:

  • All Foothill General Education requirements, CSU General Education Breadth Requirements, or the IGETC
  • Core courses (12 Units)
  • Support courses (24 Units)
  • Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.
NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.

The courses listed BELOW are offered as online courses. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (Select 12 units from the following)
ANTH 1 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
ANTH 2A CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
ANTH 8 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (Select 24 units from the following)
ANTH 2B PATTERNS OF CULTURE 4
ANTH 3 PREHISTORY: SEARCH FOR LOST CIVILIZATIONS 4
ANTH 4 FIRST PEOPLES OF NORTH AMERICA 4
ANTH 5 MAGIC, SCIENCE, & RELIGION 4
ANTH 6 PEOPLES OF AFRICA 4
ANTH 15 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
ANTH 22 THE AZTEC, MAYA & THEIR PREDECESSORS 4
GEOG 1 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 5
or GEOG 2 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 4
PSYC 10 RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGN 5
or SOC 10 RESEARCH METHODS & DESIGN 5
     
AND 12 Units of the following *
HIST 4A HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION TO 800 AD 4
HIST 18 INTRODUCTION TO MIDDLE EASTERN CIVILIZATION 4
HUMN 1A HUMANITIES & THE MODERN EXPERIENCE I 4
SOC 30 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 4
or PSYC 30 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 4
SOC 40 ASPECTS OF FAMILY AND MARRIAGE 4
SOSC 20 CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES MULTICULTURAL 4
WMN 5 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES 4

* Students may also use courses listed in the first section of support courses to fulfill the requirement for the second section of support courses.

Note that this list does NOT include courses that are only held on campus. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet. For a complete list of degree requirements, please visit Degree, Certificate or Transfer Programs.

Based on the 2014 - 2015 degree program.

Last Updated September 12, 2014
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