Aboriginal Studies Certificate

Certificate
TYPE:
  • Full Time
LENGTH: 1 year
CAMPUS: Prince George
FEES: Check Fee Schedule
START DATE: Intersession 2022 - Spring 2022
DELIVERY:
  • Alternate Delivery
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees

Overview

Aboriginal Studies (ABST) offers you a chance to better understand the cultures, traditions, history, and contemporary concerns of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, and especially in the CNC region. The Aboriginal Studies Certificate is a starting point for careers in private, non-profit and government sectors, and especially for employment by Aboriginal organizations and communities. You can also completely ladder the one year certificate iinto the two-year Associate Degree.

Aboriginal Studies Certificate Courses

Aboriginal Studies (ABST) offers you a chance to better understand the cultures, traditions, history, and contemporary concerns of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, and especially in the CNC region. The Aboriginal Studies Certificate is a starting point for careers in private, non-profit and government sectors, and especially for employment by Aboriginal organizations and communities. You can also completely ladder the one year certificate iinto the two-year Associate Degree.

Program Outline

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
ABST-100 Yinka Dene Worldview 3 15 weeks
ABST-101 Aboriginal Peoples of Canada 3 15 weeks
ABST-150 Conversational Carrier 3 15 weeks
ABST-150L Conversational Carrier - LAB 0 15 weeks
ANTH-101 Intro to Socio-Cultural Anthro 3 15 weeks
ANTH-102 Physical Anthro. & Archaeology 3 15 weeks
ENGL-103 Composition & Style 3 15 weeks
ENGL-107 Aboriginal Literature 3 15 weeks

Electives

Any 100- or 200-level UT courses
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH

Locations & Dates

CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.

START DATE CAMPUS DELIVERY LENGTH
Spring 2022 Prince George Alternate Delivery 1 year
Intersession 2022 Prince George Alternate Delivery 1 year
Fall 2022 Prince George Alternate Delivery 1 year

Entry Requirements

You’ll need the following:

  1. Successful completion of Grade 12 (with English 12 or English 12: First Peoples) or equivalent

Note 1: It is recommended high school students consult their counsellors to ensure they select the most appropriate high school courses for their chosen career paths.

Note 2: Students who received less than a “B” grade in English 12 or its equivalent are strongly encouraged to select English 103 as their first English course.

Note 3: Students applying for admission to MATH 101, CSC 109, Phys 101 or Chem 111 who obtained a “C+” or less in Foundations of Math 12 (interim grade) or Math 050 must first register in MATH 100.

Note 4: You will need to comply with the prerequisites of specific courses you select.

Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.

Invest in your future

Please check the Fee Schedule for up-to-date information.

These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.

Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.

Paying for college

We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.

Salaries and employment

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