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AA-T in Anthropology


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed. Some major courses may double count for general education. Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation Petitions that are submitted without a counselor’s approval will require a counselor’s review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest degree requirements, check the LAVC catalog.


Required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
ANTHRO 101 Human Biological Evolution 3
ANTHRO 102 Human Ways of Life: Cultural Anthropology 3
ANTHRO 103 Archaeology: Reconstructing the Human Past 3
ANTHRO 104 Human Language and Communication 3
ANTHRO 111 Laboratory in Human Biological Evolution 1

LIST A: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
MATH 227 Statistics 4
STAT 101 Statistics for the Social Sciences 4

LIST B: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
ANTHRO 116 Primate Lives: Behavior, Evolution, and Culture 3
ANTHRO 121 Anthropology of Religion, Magic and Witchcraft 3

Total units required for major: 20

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 39-41


Total transferable units required: 60-62

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
# Cross-referenced course.