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Anthropology

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

Learn about human biological and cultural differences, including human biology and origins, linguistics and world cultures both past and present. 

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AOAANTHROPOL/ANT/**** (see concentration codes below)

What can I do with this degree?

Academic Options:

Attend a university degree program in anthropology or archaeology. You may also choose to pursue a Field Archaeology Certificate to learn practical archaeological fieldwork techniques.

Program Requirements
  

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.*

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts 6
Biological and Physical Sciences** 8
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Mathematics 3
Subtotal 26

Required Core Courses - A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
ANT 101
   or ARC 101
Human Origins and Prehistory 3
ANT 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics 3
ANT 204IN Human Evolution: Ape Men, Cave Women and Missing Links 4
ANT 210* Cultural Anthropology 3
ANT 215 The Nature of Language 3
ANT 225*
   or ARC 225*
Principles of Archaeology 3
Second Language
   Completion of a Language course numbered 102*, second semester level.  (Bilingual students should consult an advisor or counselor concerning exemptions from this requirement.)  If a student satisfies the Language requirement in fewer than 8 credits, additional credit hours of transferable electives may be required to meet the minimum associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours.
8
Subtotal 27

Core Concentrations - A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Choose one of the following concentrations: Department chair or faculty advisor approval is recommended in the selection of the program option.

Anthropology  (Concentration Code: AANT)
Anthropology Electives in consultation with an Anthropology faculty advisor
   OR
Language courses numbered 201 and 202 (third and fourth semester level) or equivalent proficiency.  (Note:  ASU, NAU, and UA require fourth semester level language proficiency for a B.A. in Anthropology.)
6-8
Transferable Elective 3
Subtotal 9-11
Archaeology (Concentration Code: AARC)
ARC 275 Archaeological Excavation I 4
GLG 101IN Physical Geology [SUN# GLG 1101] **
GLG 102IN Historical Geology **
 or BIO 109IN    Natural History of the Southwest
Archaeology Electives in consultation with an Anthropology faculty advisor
   OR
Language courses numbered 201 and 202 (third and fourth semester level) or equivalent proficiency.  (Note:  ASU, NAU, and UA require fourth semester level language proficiency for a B.A. in Anthropology.)
6-8
Subtotal 10-12
Total 62-65

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Social and Behavioral Sciences - ANT 101 and 102 fulfill 6 credits of this requirement, complete a non-ANT course; Other Requirements - ANT 102 and 210 fulfill this requirement; Special Requirements - ANT 210 fulfills the I and G requirement, complete the C requirement.

** For the Archaeology Concentration, GLG 101IN and either GLG 102IN or BIO 109 meet the Biological and Physical Sciences AGEC requirement.