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1 1 Why you should get your AA in Anthropology … or anything else for that matter Becky Floyd Anthropology Dept. Chair Cypress College Becky Floyd Anthropology Dept. Chair Cypress College

2 2 Why should you get your Associate degree?  Fastest growing occupations require AA/AS  AA/AS degree holders earn more money and have lower unemployment  Why not have a capstone of achievement for your time at Cypress College?  Think of your AA as a “pre-major”  Universities give preference to applicants with AA/AS  AA/AS degree holders more likely to finish BA/BS  Fastest growing occupations require AA/AS  AA/AS degree holders earn more money and have lower unemployment  Why not have a capstone of achievement for your time at Cypress College?  Think of your AA as a “pre-major”  Universities give preference to applicants with AA/AS  AA/AS degree holders more likely to finish BA/BS

3 3 Why major in Anthropology? You can do just about anything with it  With a Bachelors: K-12 teaching, museum technician, field archaeology, ecotourism guide, Peace Corps, writer, translator, human resources, etc.  With a Masters: college instructor, research assistant, curator, zoo technician, law enforcement, etc.  With Doctorate: university professor, ethnographer, archaeologist, primate specialist, forensic anthropologist, linguist, etc. You can do just about anything with it  With a Bachelors: K-12 teaching, museum technician, field archaeology, ecotourism guide, Peace Corps, writer, translator, human resources, etc.  With a Masters: college instructor, research assistant, curator, zoo technician, law enforcement, etc.  With Doctorate: university professor, ethnographer, archaeologist, primate specialist, forensic anthropologist, linguist, etc.

4 4 Resources online  Anthropology: Education for the 21st Century  Career Titles Related to Anthropology  Crosby, Olivia Associate degree: Two years to a career or a jump start to a bachelor ’ s degree; Occupational Outlook Quarterly, Winter  National Association for the Practice of Anthropology  What Can I Do With A Major In Anthropology?  WHAT CAN I DO WITH AN ANTHROPOLOGY DEGREE? GETTING A JOB WITH A BA/BS  Anthropology: Education for the 21st Century  Career Titles Related to Anthropology  Crosby, Olivia Associate degree: Two years to a career or a jump start to a bachelor ’ s degree; Occupational Outlook Quarterly, Winter  National Association for the Practice of Anthropology  What Can I Do With A Major In Anthropology?  WHAT CAN I DO WITH AN ANTHROPOLOGY DEGREE? GETTING A JOB WITH A BA/BS

5 5 Why get your AA in Anthropology?  Consider getting your AA in anthropology if Cypress doesn’t have your major of choice  Getting your AA in anthropology will cover your social science, biological science lecture and lab, and cultural diversity* requirement  A background in anthropology compliments EVERY other major there is  Consider getting your AA in anthropology if Cypress doesn’t have your major of choice  Getting your AA in anthropology will cover your social science, biological science lecture and lab, and cultural diversity* requirement  A background in anthropology compliments EVERY other major there is

6 6 The AA in Anthropology requires:  In addition to general college graduation requirements, the AA in Anthropology is a 19 unit major of which the following core courses must be taken:  101, 101L, 102, 105 and either 106 or 203  And two electives from 104, 106 or 203, 107, 121*, 210  In addition to general college graduation requirements, the AA in Anthropology is a 19 unit major of which the following core courses must be taken:  101, 101L, 102, 105 and either 106 or 203  And two electives from 104, 106 or 203, 107, 121*, 210

7 7 Other AA degrees at Cypress  Accounting  Administrative Assistant  Administrative Support  Air Conditioning and Refrigeration  Airline Customer Services  Art  Art-Advertising Design  Automotive Collision Repair  Automotive Technology  Aviation Management  Business Administration  Commercial Pilot  Computer Applications  Computer Information Systems  Computer Programming  Court Reporting  Culinary Arts  Accounting  Administrative Assistant  Administrative Support  Air Conditioning and Refrigeration  Airline Customer Services  Art  Art-Advertising Design  Automotive Collision Repair  Automotive Technology  Aviation Management  Business Administration  Commercial Pilot  Computer Applications  Computer Information Systems  Computer Programming  Court Reporting  Culinary Arts  Dance  Dental Hygiene  Drafting, Engineering Technology  (Pre) Engineering  Ethnic Studies  Flight Attendant  Food Service Management  General Studies AA/AS  Geography  Health Information Technology  Hotel Management  Human Services  Legal Secretary/Admin. Asst.  Liberal Arts  Management  Marketing  Medical Staff Services Science  Merchandising  Mortuary Science  Music  Philosophy  Photography  Physical Education  Psychiatric Technology  Psychology  Radiologic Technology  Registered Dental Assisting  Registered Nursing  Retail Management  Small Business Management  Sociology  Theater Arts  Travel/Tourism  Ultrasound/Medical Sonography  Word Processing


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