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Anthropology

Photo for anthropologySTUDY ANTHROPOLOGY AT TCC

Increase your understanding of culture and its influence on people.

Study humankind, from its beginnings millions of years ago to the present day, and uncover principles of behavior that apply to all human communities.

The Social Sciences Program at TCC encourages you to investigate human existence from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and cross-cultural perspectives. 

As part of TCC’s Anthropology Program, you will learn the importance of attention to detail, record keeping, observation, interviewing, critical analysis, and writing skills - abilities that easily transfer to a wide range of career areas.

Start your study at TCC and pursue your Associate in Arts degree with a concentration in Anthropology.   Dr Fortenbery with bones

TCC offers the Associate in Arts (AA)  (PDF) degree with an Anthropology track.  The Associate of Arts degree is a Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP) and prepares students to transition successfully into a Bachelor’s degree at Washington State 4-year universities.

TCC's Anthropology Program provides you a direct pathway toward successful transfer into a bachelor program in Anthropology or related field.  As you prepare for transfer to a 4-year university, our anthropology faculty and curriculum will help you reach your academic and career goals in anthropology and the social sciences.

Continue your education through direct transfer to Bachelor Programs in Anthropology in Washington.

The Associate in Arts program will prepare you for university transfer and continued education. Anthropology majors gain valuable skills into human behavior, and enjoy a wide range of career opportunities in corporate and business, government, non-profit, and community based organizations. Learn more about your career opportunities as an Anthropology major from the American Anthropological Association.

 

DEGREE OPTIONS

Associate in Arts  (Option A) (PDF) — The Associate in Arts degree – Anthropology track is a 90 credit hour program that enables you to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s program at a Washington state university.

GUIDED / RECOMMENDED PATHWAYS

  • Guided Pathway (Full Time Students): Associate of in Arts (AA) – Anthropology Track (under construction)
  • Part time (under construction)

CONTACT AND ADVISOR INFORMATION

 

ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM IMPORTANT LINKS

Program Overview: Academic Program Information, Associate Degree Options

Academic Program: Academic Program, Degree Planning and Advising, Curriculum, Bachelor Degree and Transfer Options

Academic Resources: Academic Program Faculty, Faculty and Advisor Contact Information, Community Engagement, Scholarships

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information or if you have any questions, suggestions or need guidance. Thank you!

DIVISION FOR ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

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