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  • Anthropology
  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Fall, Spring

    Award: AA

    Program Length: 60 credits, 4 Semesters

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online

    Program Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Durango, Mancos, PCC Online

  • Career Information
    Career paths for Anthropology degree holders include market research and analysis, field and medical research, higher-education teaching, museum curation, public health, environmental assessment, community studies coordination, ethnic and cultural studies, and field studies in archaeology. Upon transfer, students who have earned the Associate of Science (AA) Degree with Designation in Anthropology will be ready to complete the second half of a BA in Anthropology at a four-year institution.

    What Will I Learn
    Anthropology is the study of the evolution of human society, life, and culture. Specifically, Anthropology answers questions about how people lived, what they thought, and how they interacted with their environment. Studying how societies have developed and changed from the past to the present, Anthropology provides a critical understanding of the world today, and how the future world may evolve.

    Degree Transfer
    This degree transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education:  

    • University of Colorado, Boulder (B.A. Anthropology)
    • University of Colorado, Denver (B.A. Anthropology)
    • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (B.A. Anthropology)
    • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (B.A. Anthropology)
    • Fort Lewis College (B.A. Anthropology)
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver (B.A. Anthropology)
    • University of Northern Colorado (B.A. Anthropology)
    • Western State Colorado University (B.A. Anthropology)


  • Spotlight

    The Associate of Arts (AA) Degrees with designation are designed for students who want to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in the areas of arts, humanities, communications, and social sciences. As part of a statewide transfer agreement, these degrees are guaranteed to transfer to any Colorado public four-year college or university that offers that bachelor’s degree program.