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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Anthropology, AA-T (CSU) A0668

Program: A0668
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANTH 5 Cultural Anthropology 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
CSU SELF CSU GE E Lifelong n SelfDev cr 3.0
ANTH 30 The Native American 3.0
GEOG 2 (or) Human Geography
SOC 20 (or) Intro Race and Ethnicity
NF 28 (or) Cultural and Ethnic Foods
SOC 20 (or) Intro Race and Ethnicity
SPCH 7 (or) Intercultural Comm
AHIS 11 (or) HistAfr/Oc/NatAm Art
AHIS 12 (or) Hist Precolmbn Art Arch
HIST 3 (or) World Hist to 1500
HIST 4 (or) World Hist since 1500
HIST 7 (or) History of US to 1877
HIST 8 (or) History of US from 1865
HIST 10 (or) History of Premodern Asia
HIST 11 (or) History of Modern Asia
HIST 19 (or) History of Mexico
HIST 30 (or) Hist of African American
HIST 31 (or) Hist. of the African American
HIST 35 (or) History of Africa
HIST 39 (or) California History
HIST 40 (or) Hist of Mexican American
HIST 44 (or) Native American History
MUS 14A (or) World Music
MUS 14B (or) American Folk Music
PHIL 15 (or) Major World Religions
Total:   13.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Survey Comm Studies
SPCH 8 (or) Professional Speaking
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANTH 4 Archaeology 4.0
CSU ART/H CSU GE C-1 or C-2 Art/Hum Crse 3.0
CSU MATH CSU GE B4 Mathematics Crse 3.0
MATH 110 Elementary Statistics 3.0
MATH 110S (or) Integrated Statistics
MATH 110H (or) Elementary Statistics-Hon
PSYC 10 (or) Stats/Behavioral Sciences
BUSC 17 (or) Applied Business Stats
ANTH 6 (or) Language and Culture
Total:   13.0
Math option: Math 110, 110S/H, PSYC 10 OR BUSC 17
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CSU ELECT CSU Trnsf Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   3.0
CSU elective to meet 60 transfer units
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANTH 1 Biological Anthropology 3.0
CSU CRTTH CSU Area A-3 Crit Thnkg Course 3.0
CSU ETHS CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3.0
PSYC 3 Research in Psych 4.0
PSYC 3H (or) Research in Psych-Honors
SOC 12 (or) Intro to Research Methods
ANAT 10A (or) Intro Human Anatomy
GEOG 10 (or) Introduction to GIS
Total:   13.0
PSYC 3/SOC 12 have prerequisites Recommendation: B1/2 LAB: Anth 1L
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
CSU HUM CSU GE C2 Humanities Crse 3.0
CSU LAB CSU GE B3 Phy/Life Sc Lab Crse 1.0
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
CSU SCNC1 CSU GE B1 Physical Sc Crse 3.0
CSU AMIST CSU GE American Institutions 3.0
CSU ARTS CSU GE C1 Arts Crse 3.0
ANTH 15 Culture-Lat Amer & Carib 3.0
ANTH 16 (or) Cultures of South Asia
ANTH 17 (or) Cultures of Middle East
ANTH 50 (or) Science, Tech and Society
Total:   12.0
CSU elective to reach 60 transfer units Faculty recommendation: ANTH 15-50
Program Notes

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Required Courses 

Course Prefix              Course Name                                                              Units


ANTH 1                     Biological Anthropology                                                  3

   or ANTH 1H           Biological Anthropology – Honors

ANTH 5                     Cultural Anthropology                                                     3

   or ANTH 5H           Cultural Anthropology – Honors

ANTH 4                      Archaeology                                                                   4

List A  Select one course from the following:                                               3-5

ANTH 6                   Language and Culture: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

MATH 110               Elementary Statistics                                                      

  or MATH 110H      Elementary Statistics - Honors

  or MATH 110S      Integrated Statistics

  or PSYC 10             Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

  or BUSC 17            Applied Business Statistics

List B Select one or two courses from the following or any course
not already selected from List A                                                                  

PSYC 3                     Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

  or PSYC 3H            Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology - Honors

  or SOC 12              Introduction to Research Methods in the Social Sciences

ANAT 10A                Introductory Human Anatomy

GEOG 10                 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

List C Select one course or any course not already selected
from List A or List B                                                                                       

ANTH 30                The Native American

AHIS 11                  History of African, Oceanic, and Native American Art

  or AHIS 11H         History of African, Oceanic, and Native American Art – Honors
AHIS 12                   History of Precolumbian Art and Architecture
   or AHIS 12H         History of Precolumbian Art and Architecture – Honors

GEOG 2                   Human Geography

   or GEOG 2H        Human Geography – Honors

HIST 3                     World History: Prehistoric to Early Modern

  or HIST 3H            World History: Prehistoric to Early Modern – Honors

HIST 4                     World History: Early Modern to the Present

  or HIST 4H            World History: Early Modern to the Present – Honors

HIST 7                     History of the United States to 1877

or HIST 7H              History of the United States to 1877 – Honors

HIST 8                    History of the United States from 1865

  or HIST 8H            History of the United States from 1865 – Honors

HIST 10                   History of Premodern Asia

HIST 11                   History of Modern Asia

HIST 16                   The Wild West - A History, 1800-1890

HIST 19                History of Mexico

HIST 30                History of the African American 1619-1877

HIST 31                History of the African American

HIST 35                History of Africa

HIST 36                Women in American History

HIST 39                California History

HIST 40                History of the Mexican American

HIST 44                History of Native Americans

MUS 14A             World Music

MUS 14B             American Folk Music

NF 28                   Cultural and Ethnic Foods

PHIL 15                Major World Religions

   or PHIL 15H     Major World Religions – Honors

SOC 20                 Introduction to Race and Ethnicity

  or SOC 20H        Introduction to Race and Ethnicity – Honors

SPCH 7                 Intercultural Communication

  or SPCH 7H        Intercultural Communication - Honors


Effective Fall 2021

Ethnic Studies General Education Requirement (AREA F)

New California law, AB 1460, requires CSU students to take a class in one of four ethnic studies disciplines: Native American studies, African American studies, Asian American studies, or Latina and Latino studies.

All new Fall 2021 community college CSU-transfer bound students will be required to complete the new general education requirement Mt. SAC refers to it as the Fall 2021 CSU General Education Breadth requirements.

What are the area F-Ethnic Studies course options?

Area F courses are yet to be identified-June 2022. Check the Mt. SAC General Education (CSU) website site for updates


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