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Anthropology - A.A.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I


ENG 122English Composition II


Total Credit Hours:6

*Students may also complete ENG 122 and a gtPathways approved CO3 course


One GT Pathways course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 135: Introduction to Statistics, except:

- University of Colorado Denver requires either MAT 135: Introduction to Statistics or MAT 121: College Algebra;

- Western State Colorado University requires MAT 121: College Algebra.

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Arts and Humanities

Select three gtPathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

Total Credit Hours:9


Select one gtPathways course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select three gtPathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:9

Natural and Physical Sciences

Select two gtPathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1)

Total Credit Hours:8


Course NumberTitleCredits
ANT 101Cultural Anthropology


ANT 107Introduction to Archaeology


ANT 111Biological Anthropology with Laboratory


Total Credit Hours:10

Additional Required GTPathway Course

Select one gtPathways ANT course in Social & Behavioral Sciences (GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:3

Oral Communication

Select one course (3 credits) listed below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 115Public Speaking


COM 125Interpersonal Communication


COM 220Intercultural Communication


Total Credit Hours:3


  • Select 5-6 credits from the approved list of electives or log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck.
  • Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor and your intended transfer institution.
Total Credit Hours:5-6
Please note: Additional ANT courses beyond the 4 courses (13 credit hours) identified above may not count toward the Anthropology major at the receiving 4-year institution. See explanation in Limitations section (pg.3).

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Colorado State University-Ft Collins [B.A. Anthropology]
  • Fort Lewis College [B.A. Anthropology]
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver [B.A. Anthropology]
  • University of Colorado Boulder [B.A. Anthropology]
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs [B.A. Anthropology]
  • University of Colorado Denver [B.A. Anthropology]
  • University of Northern Colorado [B.A. Anthropology]
  • Western State Colorado University [B.A. Anthropology]

The receiving institutions listed above in this agreement will accept all applicable credits earned within ten years of transfer to the receiving institution. Credits earned more than ten years earlier will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

Total Credit Hours: 60