School of Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Preparatory Studies

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Gain a solid understanding of Indigenous history and culture which will better prepare you the meet the challenges of post-secondary education.

Overview

This unique culture-based program will help you find direction while learning the vital skills to make an informed decision about your college education or future career. 

What You Learn

  • Introduction to Ojibwe or Cree
  • Mathematic applications
  • Student success strategies: Ingwamazin /Aagamezii
  • Mino-Bmaadziwin
  • Math for skilled trades or business
  • Identity and the Indigenous psyche
  • Social justice and Indigenous societies
  • Wellness

19 years or older, or OSSD or equivalent, or GED

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

IPS 100 Culture and Heritage
OJI 100 Introduction to Ojibwe
MTH 091 Mathematic Fundamentals and Indigenous Knowledge
IPS 130 Ingwamazin / Aagamezii
IPS 140 Mino-Bmaagziwin

Semester 2

MTH 092 Mathematic Applications and Indigenous Knowledge
IPS 210 Identity and the Indigenous Psyche
IPS 230 Social Justice and Indigenous Societies
OJI 200 Introduction to Ojibwe
IPS 110 Wellness
IPS 240 Mino-Bmaagziwin Miinwaa
Ontario College Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123
Admissions@canadorecollege.ca