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Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree (AA-T) in Anthropology Peralta Community College District



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The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution as anthropology majors. In this program, they gain exposure to the four subfields of anthropology (biological, archaeological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology).

Students who successfully complete the AA-T in Anthropology earn specific guarantees for transfer to the CSU system: admission to a CSU with junior status and priority admission to their local CSU campus and to a program or major in anthropology or a similar major. Students transferring to a CSU campus will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Students are required to complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to a California State University, including both of the following: (1) The Intersegment General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education - Breadth Requirements and (2) 18-19 semester units with a grade of C or P or better in the major and an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.

Required Courses Units

ANTHR 1 Introduction to Physical Anthropology 3

ANTHR 2 Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory 3

ANTHR 3 Introductions to Social and Cultural Anthropology 3

List A - Select 6-9 units from the following:

ANTHR 1L Introduction to Physical Anthropology Lab 1

ANTHR 18 Introductions to Anthropological Linguistics 3

ANTHR 55 Native American Cultures 3

MATH 13 Introductions to Statistics 4

SOC 120 Introductions to Research Methods 3

Select the following course (3 units) if List A choices only equal 6-8 units:

ANTHR 13 Urban Anthropology 3

Major Requirements 18-19

General Education (IGETC or CSU GE) and Electives 41-42

Total Units 60

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program will be able to:

• Explain core concepts of anthropology including biological, archaeological, and social cultural subfields.

• Demonstrate skills in the scientific methods used by contemporary anthropologists.

• Describe an appreciation for the biological, historical, and cultural diversity of our world.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree (AA-T) in Anthropology.

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

USD $258 per semester unit

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




Berkeley City College

2050 Center Street,



94704, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Students must have a high School/Secondary School Diploma (from High School or secondary school) in a recognised institution.

Applicant must have TOEFL score of 61 ibt, or 6 on the IELTS test.

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