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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

BA - Anthropology

San José State University -to- Mendocino College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

STAR Act (SB 1440):

The Anthropology department accepts the AA-T in Anthropology for transfer into this major. We recommend transfer students complete the following courses, which are required for this major at SJSU, as part of their AA-T in Anthropology. Students should take courses which clear the American Institution requirement and second course in English composition as part of their CSU GE or IGETC requirements for the AA-T degree (doing so will increase greater choice in the 60 units of SJSU course work to be taken after transfer).

Second Course in English Composition:

ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingENG 201 Critical Thinking Through Literature
   OR
ENG 205 Critical Thinking
   OR
COM 202 Argumentation and Debate
or
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisENG 201 Critical Thinking Through Literature

Preparation for the Major:

SOCI 015 Statistical Applications in the Social SciencesNo Current Equivalent
   OR
SOCS 015 Statistical Applications in the Social SciencesNo Current Equivalent
   OR
STAT 095 Elementary StatisticsMTH 220 Statistics
   OR
UNVS 015C Statway C: Statistics-Concepts & MethodsNo Current Equivalent
   OR
GEOG 012 Global GeographyNo Current Equivalent

Lower Division Requirements of the Major:

ANTH 011 Cultural AnthropologyAnt 201 Cultural Anthropology (*)
ANTH 012 Introduction to Human EvolutionAnt 200 Physical Anthropology (*)
ANTH 013 ArchaeologyNo Current Equivalent

LDTP Approved Courses (*)

The following Mendocino College courses are approved for the following LDTP course descriptors shown on the right.
Ant 201Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
Ant 200Introduction to Biological/Physical Anthropology
LDTP courses are acceptable "in lieu of" each other.
LDTP courses are not necessarily "equivalent" or "identical" in content.


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility. Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.

3. Second Semester English Composition highly recommended:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST and 100W course at SJSU. Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.

4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.