OER and the Anthropology Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC)

Indicated resources are samples. Find a complete curated collection at Open Educational Resources and Anthropology. Please note that the structure presented here aligns with the Anthropology TMC; local Associate Degrees for Transfer will be different as the TMC introduces flexibility (e.g., “select three units”) from List A and beyond.

“Core” Courses

Introduction to Cultural  Anthropology (C-ID ANTH 120)

Introduction to Biological Anthropology (C-ID ANTH 110)

Introduction to Archaeology (C-ID ANTH 150)

Digging into Archaeology: A Brief OER Introduction to Archaeology with Activities (Wolcott Paskey and Beasley Cisneros, 2020) (CC BY-NC)

List A – Select three units from the following:

Biological Anthropology Laboratory (1) (C-ID ANTH 115L)

Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (3) (C-ID ANTH 130)

No resources identified.

Introduction to Statistics (3) (C-ID MATH 110) or Introduction to Statistics in Sociology (3) (C-ID SOCI 125)

Resources for C-ID MATH 110

List B – Select 1-2 courses (3-5 units) from the following:

Any courses not selected from List A; and/or any combination of coursework from List B.

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (3) (C-ID PSY 200), Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (with Lab) (4) (C-ID PSY 205B), Introduction to Research Methods (3) (C-ID SOCI 120), or Philosophy of Science (3)

Human Anatomy with Lab (4) (C-ID BIOL 110B)

Open Stax Anatomy and Physiology (anatomy and physiology, no lab)

Physical Geology (3) and Physical Geology Laboratory (1) or Physical Geology with Lab (4) (C-ID GEOL 100/100L or 101)

Earth Science (3) and Earth Science Laboratory (1) or Earth Science with Lab (4) (C-ID GEOL 120/120L or 121)

LibreTexts Geology resources

Environmental Geology (3) and Environmental Geology Laboratory (1) or Environmental Geology with Lab (4) (C-ID GEOL 130/130L or 131)

LibreTexts Geology resources

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Techniques, with Lab (2) (C-ID GEOG 155)

Nature of Geographic Information Systems (DiBiase) (CC BY-NC-SA)

List C – Select one of the following (3 units minimum):

Any courses not selected from List A or B; and/or any anthropology course; and/or any other non-anthropology course from the humanities or social sciences on cultural diversity.

The following is a limited list of examples with OER readily available.

Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (3)

Beliefs: An Open Invitation to the Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (Zunner-Keating and Avetyan, 2020) (CC BY 4.0)

Introduction to Human Geography (3) (C-ID GEOG 120)

Introduction to Human Geography (Dastrup, 2016)  (CC BY-SA)

Introduction to Sociology (3) (C-ID SOCI 110)

Introduction to Sociology 2e (OpenStax) ; Introduction to Sociology 2e (OpenStax) – LibreTexts (CC BY 4.0)

Introduction to Race and Ethnicity (3) (C-ID SOCI 150)

Race and Ethnic Relations in the U.S.: An Intersectional Approach (2021) – LibreTexts (CC BY-NC-SA)

This page last updated April 18, 2022.