Catalog Description

The Anthropology Program at College of Alameda offers students the opportunity to study humankind from biological, historic, prehistoric and cultural perspectives. Anthropology introduces students to the investigation of what it means to be “human” in ways that are personally enriching and have practical applications in their lives. Courses include the evolution of human biological structures, human genetic and physical variation, cultural aspects of past and present societies around the world and the impact of cultural ideas on human behavior and biology.

The Anthropology Program at College of Alameda provides students with an understanding of human biological and cultural diversity, giving them the knowledge and skills to engage effectively with the world’s multicultural communities.