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Minimum credits Required: 60



The Associate of Arts degree in Anthropology is designed as and offers the student comprehensive preparation for transfer to the Anthropology bachelor's degree at all Arizona public universities. This degree provides a comprehensive introduction to the discipline and all its subfields. Students completing this degree will transfer a minimum of 60 credits to all Arizona public universities.



AGEC-A Requirements: 35 credits

All AGEC coursework must be selected from the approved AGEC list.
Course Course Title Hours
Composition (6)    
ENG 101 College Composition I 3
ENG 102 Collge Composition II 3
Mathematics (3)    
MAT 140 (5) or higher (3) College Math with Algebra Review (5) or higher (3) 3
Arts and Humanities (6)    
  Two courses from different disciplines 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (6)    



Two courses from different disciplines.

Recommended: SOC 101 (3)

Physical and Biological Sciences (8)    
ANT 101 Introduction to Physical Anthropology 4
One course One additional course 4
Options (3-6)     

Second Semester proficiency in any foreign language, excluding English to complete 35 AGEC credit hours

Special Requirements  
Must be met within the AGEC or degree requirements by a minimum of 2 courses.
Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry "W"
Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness "E"
Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness "C"

Degree Core Requirements: 19 credits

Course Course Title Hours
ANT 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
ANT 103 Culture and Language 3
ANT 110 Exploring Archaeology 3
ANT 230 Peoples of Southwest 3
ANT 241 Anthropology of Religion 3
ANT 250 Peoples of the World 4

Electives: 6 credits

Any 6 credit hours of transferable coursework.The following are recommended:

MAT 160 or PSY 230 Introduction to Statistics 3

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • recognize human diversity, specifically differences within and between peoples;
  • describe core research methods and theories employed within the discipline of anthropology;
  • examine the concept of holism as it relates to the discipline of anthropology;
  • define and apply key terms, concepts and theories of anthropology;
  • demonstrate critical thinking skills through application and expression;
  • and describe the relationship between globalization and the discipline of anthropology



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