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  • Locations: Belem, Brazil; Gurupa, Brazil; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: MTSU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Program Type: MTSU Signature Program
Preferred qualification: Required Prerequisite: ANTH 3517 and 6 hours of ANTH (or permission from Director)
Program Description:
MTSU Signature Program: Archaeological Field School/Ethnographic Field School, Brazil 
Students have an opportunity to earn credit for: 
  • ANTH 4950 = 4-6 credits 
  • ANTH 4940 = 4-6 credits   
  • EMC 4940 = 4-6 credits   
Please contact Dr. Richard Pace or Dr. Andrew Wyatt for additional information on credits and program details for the Archaeological Field School, Bioarchaeological Field School, or Ethnographic Field School programs.

Please contact Dr. Paul Chilsen for additional information about the EMC film production course. 

ANTH students will receive laboratory experience in human osteology and bioarchaeology, archaeological laboratory and field methods, and cross-cultural experience abroad in the Brazilian Amazon.   EMC students will gain practical experience in the conceptualization, pre-production preparation, and production of specific program format.  Students will learn and practice both the logistical steps and the creative steps to completing a seminal short film production in the field.  Additionally students will learn to navigate a different culture not only from a personal standpoint, but through the lens of on-location filmmaking and the logistical challenges therein. 

Estimated Program Cost: $1,310 includes lodging, meals, in-country transportation.
Other costs not included in program fee: MTSU tuition and fees (will be discounted 25% for this program), airfare (estimated $1,300), field research fees ($800), vaccinations (estimated at $100), visa fee (approx $160) personal expenses, passport, Office of Education Abroad fee ($50), iNext insurance fee ($32)

Scholarship! The Office of Education Abroad Summer 2018 Scholarship and Grant are applicable to this program.  Please see the Scholarships section of our website to review requirements and apply.  Please contact the Office of Education Abroad if you have any questions.  We encourage all students to apply! 

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.