Program Modules

Students have the option of selecting their modules of study after completing first year. The various modules allow students to develop both specialist and more general degree programs. A student may thus focus on First Nations courses and obtain a degree in First Nations Studies or combine First Nations Studies  with work in other disciplines.

Modules require specific courses or a combination of courses. Students may select one of the following modules:

Honors Specialization

Major in First Nations Studies

Minor in First Nations Studies

Honours Specialization in First Nations Studies

For admission into an Honors Specialization, you will need to complete all first-year requirements, including at least 3.0 principal courses as specified by the Department. These courses must be completed with a minimum average of 70% with no course grade below 60%. First Nations Studies students must complete FNS 1020E with a minimum grade of 60% prior to admission. To attain an Honors Specialization, 9 credits in specific combinations must be successfully completed. For an overview of course selections for a First Nations Studies Honors Modules please review the list of Honours Approved Courses in First Nations Studies.

Major in First Nations Studies

For a Major in First Nations Studies,  after having completed all first-year requirements with at least 3.0 principal courses and the successful completion of FNS 1020E with a minimum grade of 60%, you may proceed to enrol in courses for the First Nations Studies Major module. You must complete 6 credits and meet the minimum progression requirements. For an overview of course selections for a Major in First Nations Studies please review the list of Major Approved Courses in First Nations Studies.

Minor in First Nations Studies

In addition to completing the first-year requirements and FNS 1020E with a minimum of 60%, you must complete 4 credits from a selected list of courses. For an overview of course selections for a Minor in First Nations Studies please review the list of Minor Approved Courses in First Nations Studies.