Courses Outside the Classroom

UTM Anthropology undergraduate students have the opportunity to experience learning in a wide array of settings outside of traditional classroom spaces.  The following courses include such components:

ANT335H5F Anthropology of Gender (Fall 2018) with optional international learning experience in Tanzania, Africa

Note: The international learning experience is optional for this course, which is part of the International Education Centre's UTM Abroad Courses program

In Fall 2018, students enrolled in ANT335H5F will have the opportunity to travel to Tanzania to experience the rich cultural landscape and learn how notions of gender are both locally situated and also shaped by global, religious, and different cultural influences. 

Visit the IEC website for details including:

  • application dates and process
  • fees and funding support
  • trip dates and itinerary
  • trip activities
  • benefits of participating
  • and more!

ANT306H5F Forensic Anthropology Field School

Introduction to the field of forensic anthropological field techniques and crime scene interpretation. A two-week field school will be held on the U of T Mississauga campus (Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., two weeks in August). Weekly two-hour classes will be held during the fall term. In these classes, students will examine casts, maps, photos and other evidence collected in the field, for the purposes of scene reconstruction and presentation in court. You must apply in advance and have departmental approval to take this course.

View more detailed information including application process.


ANT318H5F Archaeological Fieldwork Field School

Practical experience on an archaeological site during the last two weeks of August, followed by weekly laboratory sessions in September to December.  You must apply in advance and have departmental approval to take this course.  

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Other UTM Opportunities

UTM offers the following programs which may be of interest to those seeking learning experiences outside the classroom:

UTM Abroad Program

Professor Sarah Hillewaert of UTM Anthropology participated in a February 2017 reading week co-curricular international experience during which students learned about Women’s Leadership and Gender Rights in Ghana as part of the UTM Abroad Program.

The UTM Abroad Program provides students with the opportunity to participate in short-term experiential learning opportunities abroad during term breaks.  Visit the UTM Abroad website for more information.

UTM Research Opportunity Program

The Research Opportunity Program (ROP) gives students from second to fourth year a chance to participate in the research of a faculty member while earning course credit.  Visit the UTM Research Opportunity Program website for more information and application deadline dates.