Anthropology Degree at Santa Ana College (SAC)

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Anthropology Degree

The anthropology program at Santa Ana 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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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Anthropology program at Santa Ana College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, anthropologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 20.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 60
      • Average Hourly Rate: $28.47
      • Average Annual Salary: $59,210
    • Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 90
      • Average Hourly Rate: $30.57
      • Average Annual Salary: $63,590

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, CA
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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Santiago Canyon College

Orange, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B)
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University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M,D)
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Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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Fullerton College

Fullerton, CA
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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Irvine Valley College

Irvine, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (A)
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California State University - Fullerton

Fullerton, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

62 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)
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Biola University

La Mirada, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)
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California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

52 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Anthropology (B,M)