Anthropology is the study of human societies and cultures and their development. Anthropology studies both past and present societies.
Career options for students who get a degree in anthropology include: criminology, development studies, journalism, and marketing. Anthropology students gain special understanding of human relations and expertise for jobs involving international or cross-cultural work, and social and ethnic diversity. Anthropologists are qualified to suggest, plan and implement policies affecting people, and identify needs for change.
Zachariah plans to major in psychology and minor in
Anthropology, a field he was intrigued by after taking a class from Professor Alexis Gray.
“Her teaching style is very encouraging, very interesting, and something I really got attached to,” Zachariah said.
Academic Programs in Anthropology
The academic maps below will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize your education plan.
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Suggested Initial Coursework
|Associate of Arts (AA) Degree - Area of Emphasis (AOE)
in Social & Behavioral Sciences - CSU Pathway
|Anthropology for Transfer (ADT) - Pathways for Transfer to a CSU or UC School||MAP|
|What can I do with this major? (Forensic Science)||INFO|
|Riverside Community College District General Education (RCCD GE) Requirements (PLAN A)||INFO|
|California State University General Education (CSU GE) Requirements (PLAN B)|
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in the California State University (CSU) system
|Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Requirements (PLAN C)|
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in either the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC) system