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Indigenous Access Programs

Indigenous College Prep

Skills, knowledge and academic credentials

You’ll take a Grade 12 alternative English including Indigenous Literature, and a Grade 10 alternative math over two semesters. You’ll also participate in Indigenous courses which examine wellness issues from Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives. Career Exploration and Learning Skills for Human Sciences will provide help and guidance for pursuing the education you need for a career you’ll love.

Indigenous College Prep

Academic Term 1 (Fall)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 9
All of BEST 041 Career Exploration n/a
IST 118 IST Circle & Elders' Teaching 1 1
IST 171 Ways of Wellness–Learning 3
LRNS 103 Learning Skills for Human Sciences 2
MATH 052 Intermediate Mathematics 2 n/a
One of ENGL 091* Indigenous Prov English Composition & Literature 1 3
ENGL 092 Provincial English Composition 3
ENGL 103 Preparatory Academic Writing 3

Academic Term 2 (Winter)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 10
All of IST 119 IST Circle & Elders' Teaching 2 1
IST 104 Indigenous Ways of Knowing 3
IST 172 Ways of Wellness–Community 3
MATH 053 Intermediate Mathematics 2 n/a
One of ENGL 093* Indigenous Prov English Composition
& Literature 2
3
ENGL 096 Provincial Indigenous Literature 3

*If you take ENGL 091 in Term 1, then you must take ENGL 093 as your second English course in Term 2.

Effective date: September 2018

Academic Term 1 (Fall)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 9
All of BEST 041 Career Exploration n/a
IST 118 IST Circle & Elders' Teaching 1 1
IST 171 Ways of Wellness–Learning 3
LRNS 103 Learning Skills for Human Sciences 2
MATH 026 Fundamental Mathematics 61, 2 n/a
ENGL 091 Indigenous Prov English Composition & Literature 13 3

Academic Term 2 (Winter)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 10
All of HLTH 111 Indigenous Peoples’ Health 3
IST 119 IST Circle & Elders' Teaching 2 1
IST 172 Ways of Wellness–Community 3
ENGL 093 Indigenous Prov English Composition & Literature 23 3

Notes

1You may use MATH 052 or MATH 053 in lieu of MATH 026 toward program completion.

2Based on the mathematics assessment conducted for program admission, you may be required to take additional Fundamental Mathematics courses (one or more of MATH 021, 022, 023, 024, or 025) prior to enrolling in MATH 026.

3If you take ENGL 091 in Term 1, then you must take ENGL 093 as your second English course in Term 2. If you earned a letter grade of a C in any of the Camosun English 12 equivalents or alternates, you are not required to take ENGL 091 and 093.

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