Anthropology Degree at Orange Coast College

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at Orange Coast College prepares students for careers as a contract archaeologist, corporate analyst, corporate anthropologist, editor, educational planner, forensic specialist, government analyst, medical researcher, museum curator, park ranger, or social worker. The program focuses on the study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates and their cultural behavior and institutions. Program courses include: biological/physical anthropology, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer anthropology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Anthropology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Orange Coast College offers an associate's degree program in anthropology.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male0
Female6

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic2
White3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Anthropology program at Orange Coast College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Anthropologists

Description

Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, anthropologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.8% from 2014 to 2024

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Anthropology Programs in California

Anthropology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B)

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B,M,D)

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
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  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Santiago Canyon College

Orange, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Cypress College

Cypress, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

Fullerton College

Fullerton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (A)

California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 79 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B,M)

California State University - Fullerton

Fullerton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 42 students completed this program

Programs

  • Anthropology (B,M)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
55%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
32:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,943