Sep 24, 2023
ANTH-AA | TOTAL CREDITS:
60 | FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY:
Anthropology is the study of all aspects of humans in all times and in all places. A four-field approach to the study of humanity – including human biological characteristics, culture, language, and the human past – provides students with an evolutionary, holistic, and comparative understanding of human diversity and similarity.
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Student Learning Outcomes
- Differentiate anthropology’s theoretical and methodological approaches from those of other disciplines.
- Describe and compare the four subfields of anthropology – cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and physical/biological anthropology – including the practice of applied anthropology, historical development, methodologies, theoretical orientations, and the inter-relationships between the subfields.
- Articulate an anthropological perspective in relationship to contemporary issues and concerns.
- Critically evaluate information sources about different peoples and cultures, and demonstrate the ability to think holistically and comparatively in describing human cultural diversity.
General Education Requirements
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 34
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
English Composition (6-8 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Analytical Reasoning (3 Credits)
Natural Science (6-7 Credits)
Two courses from the following, one must include a lab.
U.S. and Nevada Constitution (4-6 Credits)
Values and Diversity
All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.
- ANTH 101 fulfills this requirement.
Special Program Requirements
TOTAL SPECIAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 26
Core Requirements (14 Credits)
Electives (6 Credits)
- Any ANTH prefix courses not included in the Special Program Core Requirements.
Social Sciences Electives (6 Credits)
Six credits must be from two different disciplines.