2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Anthropology, AA


CODE: ANTH-AA     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


DESCRIPTION
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.

ACADEMIC MAPS AND TRANSFER OPTIONS

Explore the link below for transfer pathways to various institutions. 

Academic Maps: AA Anthropology  


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Differentiate anthropology’s theoretical and methodological approaches from those of other disciplines.
  2. 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.
  3. Articulate an anthropological perspective in relationship to contemporary issues and concerns.
  4. 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


300-level and above courses cannot be used to satisfy GE requirements.
Courses with a B suffix (i.e. 100B) cannot be used to satisfy general education or degree requirements for Associate of Arts, Associate of Business, and Associate of Science degrees. B suffix courses may not be transferable within NSHE.

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Literature (3 Credits)


Natural Science (6-7 Credits)


Six to seven credits of coursework to include at least one laboratory experience.

Humanities (6 Credits)


Fine Arts (3 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.

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 26


 

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.