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  • What rituals do people in other cultures practice?
  • What does the fossil record tell us about how humans evolved?
  • Why were ancient temples and pyramids built by past peoples?

These are the kinds of topics that anthropologists explore—what it means to be human. Anthropology covers a lot of topics from culture, language, evolution and archaeology, so if you like a broad perspective on humans around the world, then this is the major for you!

Transfer Opportunities

The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer at College of the Redwoods prepares students to pursue seamlessly a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology at a CSU, like Humboldt State University. 

For the full list of CSUs accepting this transfer degree, check out

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Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Division

 George Potamianos, Dean

 Laura Meglemre, Administrative Secretary
 Arts & Humanities Division Office, CA-124

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