The Department of Anthropology has implemented rigorous safety protocols for in-person course activites to ensure that students can engage in experiential learning activities despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Online courses may have virutal experiential activities. Please note that not all courses are offered each year; consult the UTM Timetable for course offerings.
Funding Opportunity: Experiential Learning Bursaries
The following UTM Anthropology courses are eligible for the Experiential Learning Bursary program in 2021-22. Visit the EL Bursary page for student eligibility and application information.
Fall 2021 Term:
Winter 2022 Term:
Benefits of experiential learning activities
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!
UTM Anthropology courses with experiential learning components
View course descriptions in the UTM Academic Calendar. Not all courses are offered each year; consult the UTM Timetable for current course offerings.
ANT308H5 Case Studies in Archaeological Botany and Zoology
ANT312H5 Archaeological Analysis
ANT318H5 Archaeological Fieldwork
ANT414H5 People and Plants in Prehistory
ANT415H5 Faunal Archaeo-Osteology
ANT416H5 Advanced Archaeological Analysis
ANT418H5 Advanced Archaeological Fieldwork
ANT441H5 Advanced Bioarchaeology
ANT338H5 Laboratory Methods in Biological Anthropology
ANT306H5 Forensic Anthropology Field School
ANT439H5 Advanced Forensic Anthropology
ANT364H5 Fieldwork in Language, Culture, and Society
ANT241H5 Anthropology and the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island (in Canada)
ANT335H5 Anthropology of Gender
ANT368H5 World Religions and Ecology
ANT462H5 Living and Dying: Topics in Medical Anthropology & Global Health
ANT463H5 Anthropologies of Water: On Meaning, Value, and Futures
ANT464H5 The End of Coal: An Ethnographic Approach
Other UTM Experiential Learning Opportunities
Update for 2021-22: Dr. Laura Bolt is available to supervise undergraduate students through UTM’s Research Opportunities Program and to act as an advisor for independent research projects. Interested students can contact Dr. Bolt by email.
Dr. Bolt also provides the opportunity for interested students at UTM to complete a primate field school in Costa Rica or Nicaragua under her direction and to earn course credit for this experience.
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.
UTM Abroad provides students with the opportunity to participate in short-term experiential learning opportunities abroad during term breaks.