INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY

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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

University of Alberta campus: aerial view of buildings and trees.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 2 to 4.99%

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Other
Cree

Mandatory courses

Yes, for certain faculties or programs Programs offered by the Faculty of Native Studies; Faculties involved in combined degree's with Native Studies, or with a Native Studies minor, or with certificates in Aboriginal studies. We also offer studies in the PhD and Master level through the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.We also offer the Transition Year Program that assist students in qualifying for degree programs.Program information can be found in the University of Alberta calendar http://calendar.ualberta.ca/content.php?catoid=20&navoid=5147

The Faculty of Education offers EDU 211 that is required for all students in the BEd program (and has been for 4 years).

There is also a unique program dedicated to preserving Indigenous languages,CILLDI is the Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute, http://www.cilldi.ualberta.ca

Courses are offered by CILLDI and the Faculty of Native Studies. Courses by CILLDI can be found on their website under program information. Native Studies courses can be found in our Calendar under the subject NS. Courses can be reviewed in the University of Alberta calendar, http://calendar.ualberta.ca/content.php?catoid=20&navoid=5134.

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Graduate fellowship
Awards/prizes
Emergency funds

Financial guidance

Financial Support advising is offered to indigenous students and includes all government (federal and provincial) loans, RESP, and Government Grants. We also advise on the merit based programs (University and Government) available to indigenous students. The advising supports are available at both the Aboriginal Student Services Centre and Student Connect and increased financial literacy programming is planned for the next academic year.

Services

On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
Child care

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement
+ Other

Student groups, talks, presentations to inform about grad programs

Programs for Indigenous students

Language courses

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
NS 103 NS 103 Checkmark
NS 105 NS 105
NS 152 NS 152 Checkmark
NS 153 NS 153
NS 252 NS 252
NS 352 NS 352
ANTHR 385 ANTHR 385
EDEL 306 EDEL 306
EDEL 460 EDEL 460
EDEL 461 EDEL 461
EDEL 462 EDEL 462
EDEL 463 EDEL 463
EDEL 496 EDEL 496
INT D 311 INT D 311
Graduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
EDEL 595 EDEL 595

Language of instruction (excluding language courses)

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
LING 111 LING 111
LING 211 LING 211
LING 212 LING 212
LING 213 LING 213
LING 311 LING 311

Indigenous language programs or degrees

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Community Linguistics Certificate Community Linguistics Certificate

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Comm Bsd Res & Appl Skills-Maj; Land & Resources-Maj; Language & Culture-Maj; Native Studies-Maj; Self Government-Maj.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Comments
MAJORS: Human Dimnsns of Env Mgt-Maj. CONCENTRATIONS: Enviro & Conserv Sci Concentra.
Area of Study
  • Natural resources/conservation, general
  • Environmental studies
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Native Studies-Maj.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Human Dimnsns of Env Mgt-Maj CONCENTRATIONS: Native Studies-Concentration.
Area of Study
  • Natural resources/conservation, general
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Master's degree
Program website
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Education
Comments
MAJORS: Generalist Degree-Maj.; CONCENTRATIONS: Native Studies-Concentration.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Elementary education and teaching
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
CONCENTRATIONS: Aboriginal Gov & Ptnshp Cert.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Public administration and social service professions, other
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Education
Comments
NO MAJORS: Art-Maj; Biological Sciences-Maj; Business Education-Maj; Career&Tech Std: Bus&Tech-Maj; Career&Tech Std: HumanEcol-Maj; Career&Tech Std: Resources-Maj; Career&Tech Std: Tech Educ-Maj; Drama-Maj; English Language Arts-Maj; General Science-Maj; Home Economics-Maj; Ind Ed:Vocational Patt-Maj; Indust Ed:IA Pattern-Maj; Mathematics-Maj; Physical Education-Maj; Physical Sciences-Maj; Second Language-Cree-Maj; Second Language-French-Maj; Second Language-German-Maj; Second Language-Italian-Maj; Second Language-Japanese-Maj; Second Language-Other-Maj; Second Language-Spanish-Maj; Second Language-Ukrainian-Maj; Social Studies-Maj
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Elementary education and teaching
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Native Studies-Maj
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Elementary education and teaching
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Native Studies
Comments
MAJORS: Native Studies-Maj; Second Language-Cree-Maj
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Aboriginal education
  • Secondary education and teaching