Foothill College – Anthropology AS-T

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Core Courses (12 units)

ANTH 1: Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4 units)*
or ANTH: 1H Honors Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4 units)

ANTH 2A: Cultural Anthropology (4 units)*
or ANTH 2AH: Honors Cultural Anthropology (4 units)

ANTH 8: Introduction to Archaeology (4 units)*

List A (complete 5 units):

ANTH 1L: Physical Anthropology Laboratory (1 unit)*
or ANTH 1HL: Honors Physical Anthropology Laboratory (1 unit)

ANTH 14: Linguistic Anthropology (4 units)

BIOL 9: Environmental Biology (4 units)

BIOL 10: General Biology: Basic Principles (5 units)

BIOL 15: California Ecology/Natural History (5 units)

MATH 10: Elementary Statistics (5 units)*
or PSYC 7: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)
or SOC 7: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)

List B (complete ONE course from the following OR any course not used in List A):

GEOG 12: Introduction to Geospatial Technology (4 units)*
or GIST 12: Introduction to Geospatial Technology (4 units)*

PSYC 10: Research Methods & Designs (5 units)*
or SOC 10: Research Methods & Designs (5 units)*

List C (complete ONE course from the following OR any course not used in List A or List B)

ANTH 2B: Patterns of Culture (4 units)

ANTH 3: World Prehistory: The Rise & Fall of Early Civilizations (4 units)

ANTH 4: First Peoples of North America (4 units)*

ANTH 5: Magic, Science & Religion (4 units)*

ANTH 6: Peoples of Africa (4 units)

ANTH 12: Applied Anthropology (4 units)

ANTH 13: Introduction to Forensic Anthropology (4 units)

ANTH 13L: Forensic Anthropology Laboratory (1 unit)

ANTH 15: Medical Anthropology: Methods & Practice (4 units)*

ANTH 16L: Basic Archaeology Laboratory (1 unit)

ANTH 17L: Intermediate Archaeology Laboratory (2 units)

ANTH 20: Native Peoples of California (4 units)

ANTH 22: The Aztec, Maya, Inca & Their Predecessors: Civilizations of the Americas (4 units)

ANTH 51: Archaeology Survey (2 units)

ANTH 52: Archaeological Field Methods (4 units)

ANTH 55: Applied Cultural Anthropology Field Methods (1 unit)

ANTH 56: Applied Physical Anthropology Field Methods (1 unit)

ANTH 57: Applied Archaeology Field Methods (1 unit)

ANTH 70R: Independent Study in Anthropology (1 unit)

COMM 12: Intercultural Communication (5 units)*

GEOG 2: Human Geography (4 units)*

MUS 2D: World Music: Roots to Contemporary Global Fusion (5 units)*

PHIL 24: Comparative World Religions: East (4 units)*
or PHIL 25: Comparative World Religions: West (4 units)*

SOC 1: Introduction to Sociology (5 units)*
or SOC 1H: Honors Introduction to Sociology (5 units)

SOC 23: Race & Ethnic Relations (4 units)*

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during 2018.

In addition to the courses listed above, complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • Option 2 – CSU General Education Breadth
  • Option 3 – IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites and/or they may also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to degree completion.

The courses listed above, along with Option 2 and Option 3 may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from a partner college.

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