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Indigenous Studies

Year 2

Broaden and deepen your understanding

In your second year, you will continue to develop your leadership skills in preparation for working in communities and organizations. You will also broaden your perspective and deepen your understanding of what you have learned by taking Criminal Justice, History, Sociology and more Indigenous Studies.

Year 2

Academic Term 3 (Fall)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 17
All of CRIM 236 Indigenous People and Justice 3
HIST 100 Introduction to History 3
IST 211 Circle Seminar 3 2
SOC 230 Indigenous Research Methodology 3
One of IST 232 Indigenous Political Science 3
IST 244 Language Revitalization 3
One   1st or 2nd year University Transfer elective* 3

Academic Term 4 (Winter)

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 17
All of IST 204 Special Projects 3
IST 212 Circle Seminar 4 2
IST 234 Land and Language 3
IST 243 Comparative Indigenous Issues 3
One of IST 241 Gender & Identity 3
IST 242 Environment & Stewardship 3
One   1st or 2nd year University Transfer elective* 3

*Required electives:

  • You are required to complete four (4) electives as part of the program. These electives can be any first or second year university transfer course. Electives may be taken any time during the program, including during the spring or summer semesters. You may use transfer credit or Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credit toward elective requirements.
  • You will be coached and encouraged to choose electives that help you meet your specific educational goals.

To qualify for the Diploma in Indigenous Studies, you must successfully complete all program courses, including four (4) university transferable electives, with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

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