Program Requirements

Indigenous Studies offers a specialist, major and minor within the Faculty of Arts & Science. The Indigenous Studies minor program must be combined with a specialist program, OR another minor plus a major in order to meet the degree requirements of the Faculty of Arts & Science.

Consult the Calendar at the Faculty of Arts and Science for the complete requirement details

Indigenous Studies Specialist (Arts Program)

This program has unlimited enrolment and no specific admission requirements. All students who have completed at least 4.0 courses are eligible to enrol. (10 full courses or their equivalents, including at least one 400+level course)

  1. ABS201Y1
  2. ABS210Y1/ABS220Y1/(ABS230H1, ABS231H1)
  3. ABS300Y1 and ABS301Y1/ABS351Y1
  4. ABS390H1 and ABS460H1
  5. Four additional full-course equivalent from Group A (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  6. One additional FCE from Group A or Group B (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  7. For numbers 5 and 6 above, 2 FCE’s must be at the 300 level and .5 FCE at the fourth year level.

 

Indigenous Studies Major (Arts Program)

This program has unlimited enrolment and no specific admission requirements. All students who have completed at least 4.0 courses are eligible to enrol. (7 full courses or their equivalent, including at least two 300+level courses)

  1. ABS201Y1
  2. ABS210Y1/ABS220Y1/ABS230H1 and ABS231H1
  3. ABS300Y1 and ABS301Y1/ABS351Y1
  4. ABS390H1
  5. Two additional full-course equivalents from ABS or JFP designators (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  6. One additional .5 FCE from Group A or one .5 FCE from Group B (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  7. Of the courses chosen, at least 2 FCE must be at the 300+ level and .5 FCE at the 400 level.

Indigenous Studies Minor (Arts Program)

This program has unlimited enrolment and no specific admission requirements. All students who have completed at least 4.0 courses are eligible to enrol. (4 full courses or their equivalent, including at least one full-course equivalent at the 300+-level)

  1. ABS201Y1
  2. ABS300Y1/ABS301Y1/ABS351Y1
  3. One additional full-course equivalent ABS or JFP (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  4. One additional full-course equivalent from Group A (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)