Experiential Learning

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UTM Anthropology courses with local or international experiential learning components can provide students with opportunities to:

  • gain hands-on experience;
  • acquire new skills;
  • develop closer ties to communities;
  • learn about the diversity of cultures that exist in our world;
  • network with professionals in a specific industry;
  • and more!

Not all courses are offered each year; consult the UTM Timetable for course offerings.

Click on a course title below to view the description in the UTM Academic Calendar.


Archaeology

ANT308H5 Case Studies in Archaeological Botany and Zoology

ANT312H5 Archaeological Analysis (Eligible for EL Bursary program in 2019-20)

ANT318H5 Archaeological Fieldwork (Eligible for EL Bursary program in 2019-20)

ANT414H5 People and Plants in Prehistory (with optional international learning experience in Japan during Fall 2019 reading week)

ANT415H5 Faunal Archaeo-Osteology

ANT416H5 Advanced Archaeological Analysis

ANT418H5 Advanced Archaeological Fieldwork (Eligible for EL Bursary program in 2019-20)

ANT441H5 Advanced Bioarchaeology


Biological Anthropology

ANT338H5 Laboratory Methods in Biological Anthropology


Forensic Anthropology

ANT306H5 Forensic Anthropology Field School

ANT439H5 Advanced Forensic Anthropology (Eligible for EL Bursary program in 2019-20)


Linguisitc Anthropology

ANT364H5 Fieldwork in Language, Culture, and Society


Sociocultural Anthropology

New course: ANT241H5 Anthropology and the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island (North America) (Eligible for EL Bursary program in 2019-20)

ANT335H5 Anthropology of Gender

ANT368H5 World Religions and Ecology (Eligible for EL Bursary program in 2019-20)

ANT463H5 Anthropologies of Water: On Meaning, Value, and Futures

ANT464H5 The End of Coal: An Ethnographic Approach

Other UTM Experiential Learning Opportunities

UTM Abroad provides students with the opportunity to participate in short-term experiential learning opportunities abroad during term breaks.

The UTM 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. 

Previous Anthropology Experiential Learning International Trips

ANT399Y Research Opportunity Program in Japan: Photo Album (2018)

ANT335H5 Anthropology of Gender in Tanzania (2017)

Learning about the role of women in Ghana (2017)