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Anthropology

Associate in Arts

Anthropology is the study of humankind throughout time and space. Since the existence of humans is both complex and deep, anthropologists require a breadth of knowledge that is gained from studies in the social and natural sciences as well as from the humanities. In general, anthropologists specialize in one of four subfields within the discipline (sociocultural anthropology, physical/biological anthropology, archaeology or linguistic anthropology) and often further specialize within a subfield. The Anthropology Program at Mott is designed to offer students their first encounter with three of the major subfields while pairing courses outside of the discipline that will help them explore the various connections between anthropology and other fields. Students of Anthropology can expect to have to continue their studies beyond Mott to earn an advanced degree (MA, PhD) depending on their area of interest and career goals.

For further information on the various subfields of anthropology - visit What is Anthropology?

Career Possibilities

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If is recommended that students of Anthropology participate in field schools and/or internship experiences as part of their undergraduate training. The following website offers links to these experiences.

Degree Information

Credit Hours: 66

Contact Hours: 68-70

Recommended Math Pathway: STEM

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 and ENGL-102


Estimated In-District Pathway Cost:* $11,574.68

*Calculations are based on full-time enrollment, in-district tuition rates, and progression according to the Degree Pathway. Changes in course-taking behavior, residency status, and other factors may impact total costs.

Degree Pathway

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Degree Option - Cultural Linguistic

Degree Information

Credit Hours: 65

Contact Hours: 69

Recommended Math Pathway: STEM

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 and ENGL-102


Estimated In-District Pathway Cost:* $11,736.45

*Calculations are based on full-time enrollment, in-district tuition rates, and progression according to the Degree Pathway. Changes in course-taking behavior, residency status, and other factors may impact total costs.

Degree Pathway

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*Or another foreign language course which you have not taken. Please consult with your advisor or Anthropology faculty member about foreign language choices.
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