Anthropology, Associate in Arts (AA)
|ANTH 101||Physical Anthropology *||3-4|
|or ANTH 101H||Physical Anthropology, Honors|
|ANTH 102||Introduction To Archaeology||3-4|
|or ANTH 102H||Introduction to Archaeology, Honors|
|ANTH 103||Introduction To Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ANTH 104||Language and Culture||3|
|SOC 101||Introduction To Sociology||3-4|
|or SOC 101H||Introduction to Sociology, Honors|
|Select one course from the following:||3|
|Comparative World Cultures|
|Witchcraft, Magic, Science And Religion|
|Cultures Around The World: Asia and the Pacific 1|
|Cultures Around The World: The Americas 1|
|Cultures Around The World: Africa and the Middle East 1|
Satisfies SBCC GE Area A only if ANTH 101L is also completed.
Minimum 3 units
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of the holistic nature of Anthropology and the concepts of culture and biology as used by contemporary anthropologists.
- Describe the development of Anthropology as a profession, explaining why it can be considered both a science and a humanity and how it became a distinct field of inquiry while retaining a relationship with other academic disciplines.
- Discuss the four-field nature of Anthropology and the relation of its sub-disciplines to one another, particularly in terms of the biological and social construction of such terms as sex, gender and race
- Describe ways in which different aspects of culture—economic, social, political, and religious practices and institutions—relate to one another in a cultural system, and draw comparisons between different cultures, past and present.
- Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity enhanced by a holistic perspective on culture as integrated, dynamic, and embedded in broader processes of intercultural connection and globalization.
- Discuss their own cultural biases, as well as the biases of others, explaining why these biases exist while retaining the ability to put said biases aside in order to evaluate the cultural syntheses of others in ethnographies, films, news and media.
- Articulate the importance of ethics in Anthropology, specifically the fundamental obligations of anthropologists to members of the societies they study, their research sponsors and their profession.