The table below includes only the discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on the Honours bachelor's with double major and the Honours bachelor's with major and minor.

Major in Aboriginal Studies


French immersion is available when taken as part of an honours degree.

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2015-2016 calendars for the previous requirements.

EAS1101 Introduction to Aboriginal Societies and Cultures 3
EAS2101 Colonialism and Indigenous Peoples 3
HIS2307 History of the Native Peoples in Canada, from the origins to the present 3
LIN2301 Aboriginal Language 3
SRS2115 Religious Ways of the Aboriginal Peoples 3
EAS3101 Research and Methodologies in Aboriginal Studies 3
EAS4103 Seminar in Aboriginal Studies 3
9 optional course credits at the 3000 or 4000 level from the list of optional courses1
3 optional course credits at the 4000 level from the list of optional courses1
9 optional course credits from the list of optional courses1
1A minimum of 12 credits must be chosen from list A: Aboriginal Content Courses
List of Optional Courses
List of Optional Courses
List A: Aboriginal Content Courses (minimum of 12 credits)
ANT2126 Native Peoples of the Americas 3
ANT3326 Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, International Perspectives 3
ART3354 Inuit and Amerindian Art 3
CML2301 Aboriginal Peoples and the Law1 3
CML4162 Advanced Aboriginal Law1 3
EAS3102 Selected Topics in Aboriginal Studies 3
EAS3103 Indigenous Spiritualities in the Americas. 3
EAS4101 Fieldwork and Directed Research in Aboriginal Studies 3
EAS4102 Contemporary Indigenous Political Thought 3
EAS4364 Selected Topics in Aboriginal History 3
ENG3381 Native Writing in Canada 3
FEM3108 Indigenous Feminisms and Aboriginal Women's Issues 3
GEG3309 Social Landscapes of Métis Communities 3
HIS3109 Selected Topics in Native History 3
LIN2302 Aboriginal Language: Structure Analysis 3
POL3159 Indigenous Politics in Canada 3
SRS3119 Shamanic Traditions 3
SRS3139 Native Peoples and Christianity 3
SVS3555 Service social auprès des populations autochtones 3
List B: Context-Related Courses
ANT3131 Economic Anthropology 3
CDN3100 Histories and Perceptions of History in Canada 3
CDN4100 Contemporary Issues in Canada 3
ELA1102 Latin American Cultures I 3
ENV3321 Human and Policy Dimensions of Environmental Change 3
FEM2107 Diversities of Women: Gender, Race, Class and (Dis)ability 3
GEG2110 Sustainability of Social Spaces and Built Environments 3
GEG3107 Geography of Polar Regions 3
GEG3302 Natural Resource and Environmental Management 3
HIS2130 The Peopling of North America 3
HIS2170 Latin America, Colonial Period 3
SOC2309 Canadian Society 3
SRS1191 Accommodations and Conflicts: Religion in Contemporary Canada 3
SRS2194 Anthropology of Religion 3
SRS2386 Religion in Canada from First Contact to Modern Challenges 3
SRS3191 Religion and Globalization 3
SRS3194 Anthropological Theories in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Issues 3
Other courses may be selected in consultation with the program Coordinator.
1With the permission of the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section