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First Nations Studies

English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

FNST 230

6 credits

Aboriginal Culture and Language Practicum

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 291, HALQ 201 and instructor's permission

Pre- or corequisite(s): EDUC 275 or FNST 275

Supervised work experience in First Nations and public school settings that could later lead to employment. Students will have the opportunity to practice skills gained in prerequisite courses and will receive feedback about competencies in working with Aboriginal youth and in developing culturally relevant experiences. There will be weekly seminars. This course should be taken in the final semester of the Aboriginal Culture and Language Diploma program.

FNST 275

3 credits

Contemporary Issues and Policies in Aboriginal Education

Prerequisite(s): 30 university-level credits which must include one of: HIST 103 or FNST 201 or ANTH 111 or ANTH 112.

This course examines the major issues and policies impacting Aboriginal education in Canada. By understanding the multifaceted influences that continue to affect the capacity of Aboriginal communities, students will be better prepared to enhance the learning environment in the classroom, as well as to validate Aboriginal youth and their families.

Note: Students with credit for EDUC 275 cannot take this course for further credit.

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