What Can You Do With an Anthropology AA-T?

Well, the first thing is transfer. Consider these majors or minors at a CSU (or other four-year):

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Egyptology
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Sociology
  • Television, Film & Media Studies

After your bachelor’s degree, there are more careers for anthropologists than you might imagine. Did you know that companies like Google, Microsoft, Intel, and others readily hire anthropologists? Here are some careers you can pursue as an anthropologist:

  • Archaeologist
  • Linguist
  • Ethnologist
  • Environmental anthropologist
  • Intercultural communication specialist
  • International trade specialist
  • Market researcher
  • Medical anthropology researcher
  • UX strategist

Since anthropology is the study of us, humans, you are well-prepared for any career that involves people, including advertising, human resources, and social justice.

Survive & Thrive in the World

Understanding people, including our differences and similarities, is a lot more important and complex in the real world than you may think. Being an expert in humans as a species (as strange as it sounds) is useful knowledge in a multicultural environment. From business to medicine, your degree gives you the skills you need to survive and thrive in our diverse world.

Your Anthropology AA-T Program Map

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Additional courses to get to 60 transferable units: ECON 001 & PS 004. If you’re transferring to a UC, you may need to take a foreign language course. Download a PDF Program Map

Anthropology AA-T: What to Expect

  • Completion Requirements
    • 20 units of required courses
    • 60 total units
    • A grade of C or higher in all required courses
    • Minimum grade point average of 2.0
  • Required Courses

    Introduction to Physical Anthropology (ANTH 001) | 3.00

    Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 002) | 3.00

    Archeology (ANTH 003) | 3.00

    Human Anatomy (BI 022) | 4.00

    Fundamentals of Stats (SOC 003) | 4.00

    Human Anatomy (BI 022) | 4.00


    Select a course from the following:

    GEOG 002, PHIL 012, or SOC 014 | 3.00

  • What You Learn
    1. Understand theories of human evolution, both biological and cultural
    2. Come up with objective, research-backed solutions to cultural problems
    3. Respect for different cultures around the world

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