ARCHAEOLOGY  A.A.  DEGREE

Courses required for an A. A. Degree Major provide the student with training which will enhance employment opportunities as a professional archaeologist as well as provide sufficient background to begin upper division work in anthropology.
 

     Required Courses (as of Fall 2013) Units
ANTH 100    Introduction to Biological Anthropology 3
ANTH 105    Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
ANTH 110    Introduction to Archaeology 3
ANTH 120    Archaeological Excavation 3
ANTH 121     Cultural Resource Management 3
ANTH 130    Prehistoric Cultures of North America  
or    
ANTH 140    The Original Californians 3
ANTH 205    Prehistoric Archaeological Excavation 3
ANTH 210    Archaeological Surveying 3
ANTH 215    Archaeological Laboratory Analysis  3 
ANTH 225

   Historical Archaeology*

3
  Unit Subtotal 30

 *If you entered Palomar prior to Fall 2004, ANTH 115 Comparative Societies is
  the required course, but see Dr. de Barros. Also please NOTE:
                       

 1) ANTH 120 & 205 are taught together in the Fall at Rancho Penasquitos Adobe
 2) ANTH 210 & 220 are taught together every 2 years in the Spring, next Spring 2016
 3) ANTH 215 is taught every 2 years in Spring, alternating w/ ANTH  210/220; next in Spring 2015
 4) ANTH 225 is taught every 2 years in the Fall; next is Fall 2014
 5) ANTH 121 is taught every 2 years in the Spring; next in Spring 2015

NEW TRANSFER RULES:  ANTH 100 & 105 are transferrable for lower division credit at CSU San Marcos;  ANTH 120, 205, 210, 215 and 225 are transferrable for up to 9 units of UPPER DIVISION credit for Anthropology Majors at CSU San Marcos.
 

ELECTIVES (as of Fall 2013)
(Select 5 Units from Groups One and/or Two)

     Group One Units
AIS 150    American Indian Philosophy and Religion 3
ANTH 107    Language and Culture  3
ANTH 125    Evolution, SCience and Religion 3
ANTH 126    Cultures of Africa 3
ANTH 135    Magic and Folk Religions 3
ANTH 155    Ancient Civilizations of MesoAmerica 3
ANTH 160    Major Themes and Discoveries in Anthropology 3
ANTH 296    Special Problems in Anthropology 1,2,3
BOT 105    Identification of Trees and Shrubs 3
GEOL 100    Physical Geology 3
     Group Two
   (recommended for
focus on technical skills)
 
ANTH 220     Advanced Archaeological Survey 3
ANTH 297    Special Problems in Archaeology 1,2,3
ANTH 197    Topics in Archaeology  1,2,3
ANTH 298     Internship in Archaeology 1,2,3
ANTH 206    Historical Archaeological Excavation  3
CE 150    Cooperative Education Internship 2,3
CSIT 135    [Microsoft] Access 1
ANTH 100L*     Biological Anthropology Lab 1
DT 101     AutoCAD: Intro to Computer Aided Drafting 3
GEOG 120**     Intro Geog Info Sys/Software (new)* 3
GEOG 132     Database Mgmt/Data Acquisition (new) 3
GEOG 134     GIS Applications (new) 3
GEOG 136     Intermediate ArcGIS: GIS Analysis 3
GEOG 139     GIS Internship 3
PHOT 130    Digital Darkroom 3
PSCY/SOC 205    Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences  3 



     Total Units for A.A. Degree 35


 *ANTH 100 & 100L can be taken together as ANTH 101 (4 units)
**GIS Certificate Program:  GEOG 120 thru 139
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED NO MATTER WHAT YOUR ULITMATE MAJOR

 

 

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