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The Blinn College District Associate of Arts in Anthropology familiarizes you with the differing theories of human origins and biocultural adaptations. The program provides hands-on experience in laboratory techniques and experimentation that usually are reserved only for graduate students and graduates can transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in anthropology.

Certain anthropology courses meet the requirements for International and Cultural Diversity credits at Texas A&M University.

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The Associate of Science in Anthropology can be completed online and on the Brenham, Bryan, RELLIS, Schulenburg, and Sealy campuses.

Blinn courses are highly transferrable, and recent anthropology graduates have transferred to Texas A&M, the University of Texas at Austin, Texas State, Stephen F. Austin State, and more.

Students who complete Blinn’s Anthropology Program and go on to earn an advanced degree can pursue careers in a range of fields and positions, including education and outreach, archaeology, ethnography, international and public health, community development, advocacy, social services, international affairs, and more.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, anthropologists and archaeologists earned a median salary of $61,910 in 2021.

For the degree plan, click the link below:

Associate of Arts in Anthropology

Course descriptions are available in the Catalog.

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Rachel Gallardo, Ph.D.
Phone: 979-209-7418

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