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Anthropology Program

The anthropology curriculum is designed to prepare students considering professional careers as archaeologists, ethnographers, linguists, and physical anthropologists and for those who are preparing to be teachers.

In addition, anthropology generally prepares students for the fields of psychology, medicine, law, political science, social work, foreign service, international business and many other areas of employment.

Course Offerings

100 - INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
100H - HONORS: INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
101 - INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
101L - INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
103 - INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY
104 - INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Course credits for these Santiago Canyon College courses are transferable to the UC and CSU systems.  

Academic offerings will expand in the future to include an Archaeological Field School, Museology and Native American Studies.

Students interested in a major of Anthropology and an associate of arts degree will need to take Anthropology #100, #101, #103, #104 and 6 units of recommended elective classes.

The Anthropology Department is based in three contiguous rooms of the new state of the art Humanities Building.  These rooms are designed for lecture, a laboratory for Physical Anthropology and Archaeology as well as a multi-purpose room for preparation and storage of laboratory and Archeological field equipment.

Please see the classes noted above and the Santiago Canyon College Instructional Programs Manual for more information.