Anthropology

Program Purpose:  The program includes the study of the biological and cultural adaptations of humans both past and present. Biological and Cultural Anthropology courses satisfy lower division General Education requirements and are eligible for transfer to most four-year institutions.

Program Description:  Training in Anthropology provides students with a comprehensive education of the human condition and specialization in the various sub-disciplines can lead to careers both in the sciences and humanities. Career opportunities in Anthropology are numerous and include opportunities in corporate business, advocacy work, public health, and academic and research positions.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Students will show comprehension of the interaction between biology and culture.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and apply anthropological theories to evaluate biological, cultural and/or archeological data.
  3. Students will have the ability to analyze and interpret the anthropological models of human evolution.
  4. Students will have the ability to analyze and interpret the anthropological models of socio-cultural structures.