Associate of Arts Degree in Anthropology


The Associate Degree is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship, and an enriched life as an educated person, and to lay a solid foundation for further study in the field of Anthropology.

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Admission Requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

Curricular Requirements

Within the framework of the Associate of Arts Degree students are required to complete at least 60 credits with a minimum grade of C in each course, including the courses below.

ANTH 1100Social & Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 1200Biological Anthropology3
ANTH 1300Archaeology3
Select two of the following:6
Forensic Anthropology
Ethnographic Research Methods and Ethics
Cross-Cultural Women’s and Gender Studies
Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft
Indigenous Peoples in Canada
Culture and the Environment
Medical Anthropology
Forensic Methods & Analysis
Archaeological Methods
Archaeology of Death
Archaeology of Africa, Asia and Europe
Archaeology of the Americas
Total Credits15

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive an Associate of Arts Degree in Anthropology.

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