Are you interested in human origins, other cultures, and past societies?

DVC’s anthropology program offers a variety of courses in human biology, evolution, prehistoric development, and the diversity of human cultures. Anthropologists study humankind from around the world and throughout time with the goal of better understanding our evolutionary origins, biological distinction as a species, prehistoric development, and diversity of different cultures. This program provides a great start for anyone interested in a career in academics, environmental studies, the public health sector, and more!

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Career Opportunities

The anthropology program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Diversity Officer
  • Media Planner
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Social Media Specialist

With additional education:

  • Anthropology Instructor
  • Museum Curator
  • Attorney
  • Environmental Impact Analyst
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Public Health Specialist


Change your life with an anthropology degree. Our program gives you options to explore.

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About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.