Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Arts (2010/2011)
8 Programs, Regulations, and Course Descriptions
8.1 Aboriginal Studies

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

The Minor in Aboriginal Studies is a multi-disciplinary program offered to candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The Minor program is an alternative to a Minor offered by a single department and satisfies the degree requirement for a Minor.

8.1.1 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.

8.1.2 Course List
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology 2414
  • English
  • English 2160
  • Geography
  • Geography 2495
  • History/Anthropology
  • History/Anthropology 3515, 3520, 3525
  • Law and Society
  • Law and Society 3012
  • Sociology/Anthropology
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2220, 3240, 4070

* 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.