Are you curious about other cultures and other times? Our Associate of Arts (AA) degree in anthropology will give you a better understanding of our globally connected and diverse world.

With this transfer-friendly program, you'll not only develop career-ready skills, you'll also get personal attention and support from our dedicated faculty and staff. At FRCC, no matter what your goals are, you won't get lost in the crowd.

Why Study Anthropology at Front Range Community College?

Anthropology is the study of what it means to be human—both biologically and culturally. It focuses on our evolution as well as the diverse ways people around the world have organized their social lives, communicated with each other and interacted with their environment. This gives us an understanding of today's world and how the future may develop.

At FRCC, you'll develop skills in observation, analysis, research, communication and interacting with people from all cultures — skills that employers value.

Classes are taught by faculty experts who care about your success. You'll be assigned a knowledgeable advisor who will help you reach your academic goals.

Degree Details

AA in Anthropology

Program Locations: Offered online and at all campuses

Total Credits: 60 credits (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Anthropology prepares you to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in anthropology at a four-year university. A BA opens up career opportunities in areas like museums, human resources, social services, archaeological sites or law.

You'll study such topics as:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Sociology

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Transfer Options

With an Associate of Arts (AA) degree in anthropology from FRCC you can major in anthropology starting as a junior at the following four-year schools:

  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
  • University of Colorado-Denver
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Western State Colorado University
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Careers & Outcomes

Your degree program in anthropology can open doors for a career in several fields. Although some careers may require bachelor's and graduate degrees, you'll get a strong foundation with a degree from FRCC.

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