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Anthropology is the study of human societies and cultures. The anthropology major at Mt. Hood Community College teaches you to understand how cultures have made meaning of human existence over time. Through these courses, you will gain a better understanding of our humanity.

The Experience

Program Details

While you pursue your Anthropology major you can complete courses toward the Social Science and elective requirements on your associate degree. This lets you earn most of your core credits at a lower cost before transferring to a four-year school to finish your degree. If you want to transfer to a four-year school, you should work with your transfer school of choice and an MHCC advisor to make sure you are taking the right classes.

Your future

Once you complete your associate degree at MHCC, you will most likely want to continue at another four-year university to complete your bachelor’s degree. We make it easy and partner with schools such as Portland State University, Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon University, Western Oregon University, and Southern Oregon University.

How To Get Started

You can start the Anthropology program during any term. Students admitted to MHCC can sign up for classes in the program after reading, writing, and math placement requirements have been met.

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The classes you take in this major will inspire you to discovery and critical thinking through a mix of class work and hands-on experiences.

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