Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Arts (2012/2013)
9 Programs and Regulations
9.1 Aboriginal Studies

Program Co-ordinator: Dr. D. Wharram, Department of Linguistics

The Minor in Aboriginal Studies is an interdisciplinary program. It is an alternative to a Minor offered by a single department and satisfies the degree requirement for a Minor. Students completing this Minor must choose a Major in a single discipline.

9.1.1 Regulations

Students who minor in Aboriginal Studies shall complete a minimum of 24 credit hours including Anthropology 2414 (3 credit hours) plus one course in any three of the following disciplines: Education, English, Geography, History, Law and Society, Linguistics, Social Work, and Sociology (9 credit hours). The remaining 12 credit hours can be chosen from any of the courses in the program. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Native and Northern) Degree Programs must contact the Native and Northern Teacher Education Office for information on which Education courses may be used for the Aboriginal Studies Minor.

9.1.2 Course List
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology 2414
  • Anthropology 3240
  • Anthropology 4070
  • English
  • English 2160
  • Geography
  • Geography 2495
  • History/Anthropology
  • History/Anthropology 3515, 3520, 3525
  • Law and Society
  • Law and Society 3012
  • Social Work
  • Social Work *3230, *3511, *3530, the former 5522, the former 5614
  • Sociology/Anthropology
  • the former Sociology/Anthropology 2220

* Courses marked with an asterisk * are infrequently offered or offered only in Labrador.


The normal departmental prerequisites are applicable, but Department Heads may waive course prerequisites in cases where alternate preparation can be demonstrated.