Degree Type

Associate in Arts for Transfer

Average Salary



Subfield Studies of Physical, Cultural, & Archaeology

Welcome To Anthropology

Are you interested in studying humans?

Fascinated by the culture and biology of our species?

Searching for a dynamic and intriguing degree program?

Do you want to understand yourself and others in a way that transcends space and time?

Check Out Our Anthropology Program!

The Solano Community College Anthropology program emphasizes the development and diversity of, and adaptations in, human behavior and biology. Students in this program may study a variety of anthropological subfields, including Physical (Biological), Cultural, and Archaeology. In addition to acting as a path for successful transfer to an institution offering a baccalaureate degree in Anthropology, the Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer Degree provides students pursuing any baccalaureate degree with basic skills in critical analysis, application of the scientific method, and cross-cultural understanding.

Anthropologists and archaeologists study the cultures, languages, archaeological remains, and physical/biological traits of people across the world and through time. Typically, they conduct research to answer questions and test hypotheses about human behavior and biology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of anthropology as a science, in particular with regard to major theories, methods, and applications
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of human biological diversity, and be able to discuss processes responsible for such variation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of human cultural diversity, and be able to discuss processes responsible for such variation

Careers in Anthropology can include but are not limited to:

  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Post Secondary Professor
  • Curator

Meet Our Anthropology Faculty

Program Directory

Lamba, Sandy
Dean of Social & Behavioral Science
Administrative Assistant IV

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