Certificate & Diploma
First Nations Studies Research Certificate
The First Nations Studies Research Certificate explores the history, prehistory, culture, language and contemporary situation of Canadian Aboriginal peoples, and teaches basic research skills about First Nations/Aboriginal issues with emphasis on BC Aboriginal people. Normal completion requires five full time terms. The certificate, which can be completed as a full-time or part time program or as part of a bachelor degree, is especially suited to students who wish to gain proficiency in First Nations/Aboriginal issues, social research skills, and basic cultural resource management skills. Students should plan their admission and program in consultation with the First Nations Studies advisor.
First Nations Studies Post Baccalaureate Diploma
The First Nations Studies Post Baccalaureate Diploma will give you in-depth knowledge of Aboriginal and Indigenous issues including First Nations cultures and Indigenous knowledge, historical contexts, natural and cultural resource management, and legal and public policy issues. Here, you will engage in dialogue and discussion around these issues and evaluate them, considering Aboriginal perspectives.