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 Faculty of Arts and Science Course Calendar 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. INS201Y1
  2. INS210Y1/ INS220Y1/ (INS230H1INS231H1)
  3. INS300Y1 and INS301Y1/
  4. INS351Y1 INS390H1 and
  5. INS460H1Four additional full-course equivalents from Group A (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  6. One additional FCE from Group A or Group B below (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. INS201Y1
  2. INS210Y1/ INS220Y1/ INS230H1 and INS231H1
  3. INS300Y1 and INS301Y1/ INS351Y1
  4. INS390H1
  5. Two additional full-course equivalents from INS or JFP (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  6. One additional .5 FCE from Group A or one .5 FCE from Group B below (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 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. (4 full courses or their equivalent, including at least one full-course equivalent at the 300+-level)

  1. INS201Y1
  2. INS300Y1/​INS301Y1/​INS351Y1
  3. One additional full-course equivalent from INS or JFP (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)
  4. One additional full-course equivalent from Group A below (note: some of these courses have prerequisites)