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Indigenous Access Programs

Indigenous Human Services Career Access

Get the foundation you need to pursue an education in human services

Over two semesters, you'll take Grade 12 level alternative English and have the opportunity to discuss issues, challenges, and opportunities impacting Indigenous communities. Career Exploration and Learning Skills for Human Sciences will provide help and guidance for pursuing the education you need for a career in human services that you'll love.

Upon completion, you'll be eligible to continue your education towards a certificate or diploma from one of the following programs:

Indigenous Human Services Career Access

Academic Term 1

  Course Course Name Credits Tuition
Total 6 or 9 See What it Costs
All of BEST 041 Career Exploration n/a TBD
IFS 100 Exploring Indigeneity 3 $166.95
IST 118 IST Circle & Elders Teaching 1 1 $83.48
LRNS 103 Learning Skills for Human Sciences 2 $120.90
If required1 ENGL 050 Intermediate English n/a TBD
One of 2, 3 ENGL 0914 Indigenous Prov English Composition & Literature 1 3 TBD
ENGL 092 Provincial English Composition 3 TBD
ENGL 1032 Preparatory Academic Writing 3 $288.45

Academic Term 2

  Course Course Name Credits Tuition
Total 7 or 10 See What it Costs
All of HLTH 111 Indigenous Community Health 3 $288.45
IST 119 IST Circle & Elders Teaching 2 1 $83.48
One of HLTH 112 Holistic Health and Healing 3 $288.45
IST 104 Indigenous Ways of Knowing 3 $288.45
One of ENGL 0934 Indigenous Provincial English Composition & Literature 2 3 TBD
ENGL 0962 Provincial Indigenous Literature 3 TBD


  1. You only need to take ENGL 050 if you don't have the prerequisites for ENGL 091, ENGL 092, or ENGL 103. If you must take ENGL 050 in Academic Term 1, you'll take ENGL 092 or 103 concurrently with ENGL 096 in Academic Term 2.
  2. If you enter the program with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a C+ or better, you are not required to take an English course in Term 1 or Term 2. You may choose to enrol in another elective of your choice.
  3. ENGL 092 combined with ENGL 096 is equivalent to Provincial English 12.
  4. If you take ENGL 091 in Term 1, then you must take ENGL 093 as your second English course in Term 2.

Note Tuition costs for the current academic year listed above are for domestic students and do not include any additional fees. See the What it Costs page for details.

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