The Anthropology Department teaches students to think appreciatively and globally about diversity in human cultures, human history and prehistory, and human biology; to foster cross-cultural understanding; and to develop a critical world view which will enable students to succeed in higher levels of education and in any profession.

The Anthropology Program offers a degree in Anthropology achievable through selection among 12 courses which include classes in Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Archaeology and Museum Studies. Students can also participate in the Merritt Museum of Anthropology.

Anthropology Degrees

  • Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer (AA-T)

  • Associate of Arts Degree in Anthropology