BA Major in First Peoples Studies

Program Requirements

Major in First Peoples Studies (45 credits)

Stage I: Major in First Peoples Studies (16 credits)

10

credits:

FPST 201 Introduction to First Peoples Studies (3.00)
FPST 202 Research Strategies in First Peoples Studies (3.00)
FPST 203 First Peoples of Canada (3.00)
FPST 297 Proseminar 1: Indigenous Ways of Knowing (1.00)

6

credits chosen from:

FPST 210 Haudenosaunee Peoples (3.00)
FPST 211 Algonquian Peoples (3.00)
FPST 212 Inuit Peoples (3.00)
FPST 298 Selected Topics in First Peoples Studies (3.00)

Stage II: Major in First Peoples Studies (19 credits)

13

credits:

FPST 301 The Indian Act (3.00)
FPST 302 First Peoples and Education (3.00)
FPST 303 First Peoples and Health (3.00)
FPST 341 Globalization and Indigenous Peoples (3.00)
FPST 397 Proseminar 2: Ethics and First Peoples (1.00)

6

credits chosen from:

FPST 306 Contemporary First Peoples Art (3.00)
FPST 310 Linguistic Introduction to Algonquian Languages (3.00)
FPST 311 Linguistic Introduction to Haudenosaunee Languages (3.00)
FPST 312 Linguistic Introduction to Inuktitut Language (3.00)
FPST 320 First Peoples and the Media (3.00)
FPST 321 First Peoples and Justice (3.00)
FPST 322 First Peoples and the Fur Trade (3.00)
FPST 323 First Peoples Sacred Stories (3.00)
FPST 398 Special Topics in First Peoples Studies (3.00)
RELI 368 Religion and Indigenous Traditions (3.00)
WSDB 381 Indigenous Women and Feminisms (3.00)

Stage III: Major in First Peoples Studies (10 credits)

7

credits:

FPST 401 Contemporary Politics in First Peoples Communities (3.00)
FPST 402 First Peoples Contemporary Social Issues (3.00)
FPST 497 Proseminar 3: Oral Traditions as Methodology (1.00)

3

credits chosen from:

FPST 406 Decolonizing First Peoples Art (3.00)
FPST 410 First Peoples Community Development (3.00)
FPST 411 First Peoples Treaties and Agreements (3.00)
FPST 412 First Peoples and Governance (3.00)
FPST 413 First Peoples International Relations and Diplomacy (3.00)
FPST 414 First Peoples Rights Movements (3.00)
FPST 415 Indigenous Identity and Nationalism (3.00)
FPST 490 Aboriginal Community Economic Development I (3.00)
FPST 491 Aboriginal Community Economic Development II (3.00)
FPST 498 Advanced Topics in First Peoples Studies (3.00)
COMS 419 Communications and Indigenous Peoples (3.00)

Notes

  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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