Associate Degree in Anthropology

An associate degree in anthropology serves as a good foundation for entry into a bachelor’s degree program. An associate degree program in anthropology provides students with a broad introduction to the discipline’s theories and practices. Anthropology is a vast field that spans ethnography, genetics, media studies, culture studies, linguistics and even photography and film.

 Program Coursework

Anthropology curriculum includes:

  • Cultural anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Human development and evolution
  • Behavioral science
  • Statistical analysis

Learning outcomes

  •  Develop an understanding and become familiar with the origins of humans and their evolution.
  • Develop an understanding of the various ways in which anthropologists understand culture.
  • Ability to understand the ways in which culture constructs the ideas and behaviors that make up everyday life.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate cultural diversity.
  •  An appreciation and awareness of the origin of  cultures.
  • A positive appreciation of the diversity in contemporary and past societies and cultures.
  • Familiarity with anthropological literature and data sources, and a knowledge of how to critically access such information.
  •  Knowledge of the methodologies used to collect and assess critically anthropological data.
  •   The ability to present and communicate appropriately in at least one of the sub disciplines of anthropology.
  •  Knowledge of the history of anthropology
  •  An understanding and appreciation for the role of anthropology in the workplace and the real world.