Welcome to the Anthropology program at the College of New Caledonia !
On this website you will find information about:
- Our program of study including our granting of associate arts degrees and our participation in BC’s flexible pre-major program;
- What anthropology is and why you should study it; and
- Information about each course we offer.
What’s New with Us?
Over the last two years our program has undergone an extensive upgrade.
- Starting in 2017 we will be granting Associate Arts degrees;
- Starting in 2017 we will be participating in BC’s Flexible Pre-Major Transfer Agreement;
- Our core courses have been updated and revised;
- Five new courses have been created;
- Three older courses have been retired; and
- Several courses have been moved online.
Photo credits for the title bar above (left to right):
- Painting from the Lascaux Cave in France. Image from https://erinsingleton.wordpress.com/2011/02/15/cave-paintings-32000-years-ago/
- Mursi man with a lip plate. Photo by Ariadne Van Zandbergen
- Reconstruction of of Australopithecus afarensis by John Gurche. Image from http://smithsonianscience.si.edu/2010/03/hall-of-human-origins/
- Young Maasai girl. Image from http://castinet.castilleja.org/users/pmckee/af%20rituals/rituals-index.html
- 3.7 million year old Australopithecus footprints. Image from http://www.zmescience.com/science/archaeology/australopithecus-footprint-26072011/
- Suri warrior stick fighting in Ethiopia. Photo by Eric Lafforgue.
- Hand axe from Kenya’s Kokiselei site. Photo by P.-J.Texter/MPK/WTAP.